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The regulator meted out $135 million in fewer, but bigger, fines last year, the most it's assessed against firms and their registered reps since the financial crisis. more »
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The CFP Board has released two new advertisements for its public awareness campaign -- but is the message clear enough? more »
Understand the importance of fostering trust in client and professional relationships in order to create a stronger business. more »
The industry has largely moved to a team model, but some advisors may finish out their careers as 'bachelors,' says John Taft, CEO of RBC's U.S. wealth management division. more »
Many advisors are failing to communicate the best strategies to clients. Here are some common trouble spots you should steer clear of. more »
"The bad guys are out there all the time looking for vulnerability," a cybersecurity and business continuity consultant told advisors at the T3 conference last week. more »
How do prospective clients view you online? One online branding expert offers advisors several action items during a T3 session. more »
At Halbert Hargrove, Russ Hill has brought the firm through one transition after another. Now he's creating his own exit strategy. more »
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