By Wendy Leung, WealthManagement.com – 2020 was off to a great start for advisors seeking new opportunities. Who could dispute the expansion of the landscape, advances in technology and widespread access to resources once only available at wirehouses? It seemed clear that advisors had more choice and opportunity than ever before. Then COVID-19 hit—changing the course of the year and of our world.
In this 10-minute update, Mindy Diamond explores the recent uptick in financial advisor recruiting activity, answers the questions we’re hearing most often from advisors, and shares the threshold question for advisors considering change.
By Mindy Diamond, Forbes.com – As the mayhem of March is replaced by a resignation that this is “just-how-it-is-for-now,” advisors tell us they’re ready to step out of crisis mode-thinking to focus more on the big picture.
By Barbara Herman, WealthManagement.com – It’s impossible to come through what the world has endured over the past few months without being changed in some way. Yet people are incredibly resilient, demonstrating an ability to reinvent themselves and rethink both their behavior and mindset when circumstances require it.
Louis Diamond Quoted – By Ann Marsh, OnWallStreet – The financial uncertainty that has put some advisors into a career holding pattern is pushing others toward striking out on their own, according to two recruiters.
Ben Harrison from BNY Mellon’s Pershing discusses the role a custodian plays in the lifecycle of an independent business, taking over for retiring industry icon Mark Tibergien as the head of Pershing’s RIA custody unit, the COVID-19 crisis, and more.
Bill Williams of Ameriprise Franchise Group discusses how dramatic shifts in recruiting practices, plus improvements in infrastructure, support, technology and marketing have resulted in great success for the century-old independent broker dealer.
By Louis Diamond, WealthManagement.com – With so much uncertainty and negativity pervading our lives, it’s helpful to imagine a future where we witness positive effects of the crisis on the RIA industry.
There’s a new wave of evolution coming which we expect will impact advisors no matter where they work. The good news is much of these changes will be for the better. Mindy Diamond shares 10 predictions for what the wealth management world will look like.
By Mindy Diamond, InvestmentNews – In an industry where widespread change was already underway, there’s a new wave of evolution ahead. Here are 10 predictions for what advisors can expect in a post-COVID-19 world.
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