The excitement around M&A activity has many financial advisors considering their future. Is independence the right path? And if you build an independent firm, who will buy it? This episode compares and contrasts options.
Mindy Diamond and Louis Diamond explore 10 of the most common practices and behaviors of elite wealth management teams based on their experiences in guiding many of the industry’s top players.
Many advisors are coming off their best years ever, driven by increased client demands and a run-up in the financial markets. So why disrupt momentum and take-on the risk and hassle of a move, to change jerseys or break for independence?
What can advisors expect as they head into 2022? In this episode we explore 11 key areas – including deals, advisor movement, evolving models, and more – and the impact each might have on advisors and the wealth management industry at large.
Merrill’s recognition of the incongruence with their advisors via Project Thunder and limiting comp changes leaves some unanswered questions. This episode delves into those questions, what’s bugging advisors most and if it’s all too little too late.
The convention of offering a forgivable loan or recruitment deal has been the subject of a long-standing debate in the wealth management industry. Should advisors take the upfront deal or opt for the long-term potential of independence?
When it comes to building a strong business, nothing is better than a great partnership. Yet the shared mindset can change over time. Learn 10 questions to help determine if you’ve just hit a rocky patch or if breaking up may be the best path.
Mindy Diamond discusses how harnessing the power of content marketing has proven to be a powerful growth engine for her firm. She shares tips and advice for employee and independent financial advisors on how to build your own “marketing machine.”
One of the major motivations for advisors who choose independence is to build an enterprise via recruitment and M&A. But inorganic growth opportunities are not exclusive to independent firms. Although more limited, wirehouse advisors have options too.
There are plenty of reasons why independence isn’t for everyone. Listen in as Mindy and Louis break down the 10 most common reasons for financial advisors to “not make the leap.”
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