This list includes advisers who reach the top of their respective peer groups in terms of assets under advisement or number of retirement plan clients, including defined contribution, defined benefit and nonqualified plans.
Bill Gross’ reign as the “Bond King” offers a chance to reflect on the benefits and challenges firms face when they have superstar employees.
The program allows candidates to learn the CIMA curriculum at their own pace, while also providing an opportunity to engage with Chicago Booth faculty through live online and video on-demand instruction.
One key M&A trend identified in a new PwC report is the growing prevalence of large asset management and/or private equity entities making minority-stake investments in wealth management firms.
Fidelity’s 2019 Wealth Management M&A Transaction Report shows there were 23 RIA deals inked during the year worth $1 billion or more.
CFB Board sees decumulation as a likely driver of digital advice innovation, especially as an aging population creates a need for more efficient and effective services.
Triad and Resources Investment Advisors say the recruitment of Retirement Benefits Group reflects the way retirement-focused advisers are seeking integrated practice management solutions and hands-on support from brokerage and custody service providers.
The specialist retirement plan and private wealth advisory firm has been acquired by HUB International Limited.
The LIFT University program encourages women in college to learn about the financial adviser profession, connecting them with experienced mentors and recruiting opportunities.
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.
Once again this year, in an attempt to minimize the number of surveys we ask you to complete, we have combined the Top 100 questionnaire with our annual Retirement Plan Adviser Survey. The deadline has been extended through the end of the day.
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.
Plan participants in the 50 and up age group are thinking about the transition to retirement because it is on the horizon, while the younger age groups are more preoccupied with budgeting and managing debt.
At the end of the day there just aren’t all that many people working on retirement plans, so it is only natural that firms will compete for and trade talent.
Polling its members, the Investment Adviser Association finds broad optimism about business prospects in the year; many firms report plans to grow headcounts by up to 10%.
Milliman is still very much a mid-tier recordkeeping provider by scale, ranking 53rd in terms of the total number of plan served and 27th in total assets in custody; this week the firm is launching a new unified sales and service structure in a bid to boost growth and client satisfaction.
The firm is launching a new adviser support program featuring dedicated coaches and customized online tools to support firm growth and improve the client experience.
The underlying technology will be provided by Retirement Plan Advisory Group and delivered to advisers with the support of a centralized team of retirement specialist consultants.