Tag: Career

PANC 2018: The State of Adviser M&A

With industry statistics showing that 25% of advisers have changed firms in the last four years, there are clearly many advisers in pursuit of the right business model.

Ladenburg Launches Succession Planning Platform

According to the firm, the new suite of service offerings and tools will assist advisers across Ladenburg’s independent advisory and brokerage subsidiaries in achieving their strategic business goals through practice acquisitions and the development of continuity plans.

DISRUPTION: Talking Adviser Recruiting with LPL Leadership

As retirement specialist advisers shift away from commissioned service and towards relationship-based wealth management and plan design consulting, providers of brokerage and investment management services are making their own changes to attract and retain skilled advice professionals—while protecting their own bottom line.

In Memoriam: How the Fiduciary Rule Changed the Retirement Industry

With the news emerging that the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has certified its ruling to vacate the DOL fiduciary rule, Scott Gehman, a retirement plan consultant with Conrad Siegel, reflects on what is already an important legacy for the short-lived set of conflict of interest reforms.

Competing for Advisers With Tools and Services: Retirement Industry M&A Activity

Pressing industry trends and emerging opportunities are reflected in recent merger and acquisition activity among retirement plan advisers and service providers, and in the efforts of other firms to restructure their basic approach to sales and service; PLANADVISER hears from Fi360, AssetMark, Cetera Financial and others about their visions for the future.