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The Newport Group opened a client service center in Dallas to support its growing deferred compensation and executive benefits business services.
HighTower, a national financial services company serving high-net-worth and institutional clients, announced that Masterson, Emma & Associates will be joining the practice.
Russell Investments' quarterly Financial Professional Outlook found 75% of advisers predict 2011 to be a year of substantial growth.
Half (51%) of advisers agree that having a fiduciary standard is an “extremely” or “very” big differentiator when attracting new clients, according to ByAllAccounts, Inc., an account aggregation firm.
The third edition of the book 401(k) Sales Champion, A Guide For Financial Advisors To Acquire And Retain 401(k) Plans will be released July 1, 2011
Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, says its independent study examines how a dually registered adviser can combine a fee-based and commission-based business.
Fee disclosure regulations coming in 2011 and 2012 may seem daunting, but they also abound in opportunities.
Client-facing professionals (brokers, advisers, agents, and bankers) are the most trusted source of information in the financial services industry, according to a recent survey.
A report from Charles Schwab evaluates the pros and cons of combining a traditional brokerage business and fee-based advisory business.
The Hartford’s Retirement Plans Group (RPG) has formed a Channel Development team to assist the sales efforts of property and casualty (P&C) agents.
David Harper and Bill Straub of Legacy Executive Benefits have become members of the Retirement Plan Advisory Group (RPAG).
Manulife Asset Management has acquired Optique Capital Management, a registered investment adviser (RIA) based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Many advisory firms grapple with the possible benefits (or consequences) of participating in a merger or acquisition; a panel at the inaugural Virtual PLANADVISER National Conference discussed the importance of succession planning.
Symetra Life Insurance Company named John Richter as vice president of National Accounts.
Sheridan Road Financial, an investment advisory firm for middle-market corporate retirement plans, has opened an office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) anticipated report, “Study on Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers,” came out late Friday, and by Monday morning, predictions for the future of the industry were anyone’s guess.
Larry Pitkowsky and Keith Trauner, former portfolio managers of the Fairholme Fund, announced the formation of GoodHaven Capital Management, LLC.
An SEI Advisor Network survey found nearly one-third (30%) of advisers said they are "optimistic" heading into 2011; however, only 3% of advisers said their clients felt the same.
Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, announced upgrades to its Advisor in Transition practice management program.