Last week we shared part 1 of our 2 part series of posts from 2016 to date. Our hope is that they just get you thinking about your future and how best to serve your clients.
The Rise of the RIA
Today’s changing regulatory environment has placed an enormous burden on advisors in the IBD space. For those looking to launch an RIA, there are 3 main components to the move.
Being independent doesn’t mean going it alone. Support and resources are available to advisors in the independent space.
How much more independent can an advisor be?
What happens to advisors who have outgrown the IBD space and long for true independence? Consider this advisor looking to solve for what he is currently lacking.
Thinking about Change
What to Do When Independence Becomes Unprofitable
Even in today’s robust M&A market, there are not a lot of options for unprofitable firms. Here are 5 things to help manage your expectations.
10 Key Points Every Advisor Needs to Address When Considering a Move
Changing jerseys shouldn’t be done in the panic of pressure and time. Here is what you should focus on when thinking about a move.
When Independence Isn’t All it’s Cracked Up to Be
There is no shortage of buyers for high-quality RIA firms, and there are a number of benefits for both the seller and the acquirer.
The 9 Requirements of a Modern Broker Dealer Relationship
Not all IBDs are created equally. Are you still with the best BD to serve your business and your clients? Here are 9 criteria to think about.
Follow Me: 5 Steps to Retaining Your Clients During a Move
For advisors contemplating a move, the last thing an advisor wants is to lose clients as a result of changing jerseys. Consider these 5 steps as part of your thought process.
Business Beyond Borders
As firms continue to impose limits on advisors, particularly in the international space, advisors need to consider if they are still in the best place to service their clients.
Exploring Options in the Mid-Market Institutional Advisory Space
Although institutional advisors make up a small segment of the advisor population, they are typically very successful and coveted by the industry. What do institutional advisors need to know in order to best serve their clients’ needs and their own business goals?
Living Your Best Business Life
When Just Short of Perfect is Actually Better Enough
Although perfection is nearly impossible, it is possible to find something “close to perfect”. Here are 3 things that often happen to advisors who recognize the imperfections at their current firm could be impacting their ability to serve clients best.
What can a recruiter do for me?
I’m asked this question on an almost daily basis. The answer might actually surprise you.
“In a perfect world, I would…”
Although there is no such thing as a “perfect world”, there are enough options out there that an advisor can find a world that is “perfect enough”.
P.S. Each of these and more can be found under the “Perspectives” tab at the top of the page.
View 2016 Mid-Year Perspectives for Financial Advisors Part 1…