The Practice: Succession planning

As Your Practice Grows, Leave Egos at the Door, Execs Advise

September 26, 2022No Comments

Holding an executive title may mean lots of responsibilities, but they can’t all be yours, experts say.

Minnesota Advisory Practices Unite to Tap Growing Market

September 23, 2022No Comments

Fleming Investment Group and 360 Financial are now a single operation.

Private Advisor Group to Grow by $1B with RIA Addition

September 23, 2022No Comments

AK Financial Group brings a team of 25 and adds a West Coast presence.

Increased Turnover Puts Pressure on RIA Succession Plans, Study Finds

September 16, 2022No Comments

Nearly half of RIA firms managing more than $1 billion in assets reported greater than normal attrition rates in 2021, a recent survey shows.

Should FAs Be Tested for Cognitive Decline?

August 8, 2022No Comments

“None of us is immune from capacity issues down the line,” according to Kyle Witschen, director of compliance at Raymond James.

Clients Asked About FA's Retirement Plans. He Eased Their Minds

August 2, 2022No Comments

“I wanted them to know that if anything happens to me, they have someone I trusted to take care of them moving forward,” according to Ameriprise Financial advisor Michael Carretta.

Schwab Gaining More Assets from Smaller RIAs

July 29, 2022No Comments

Registered investment advisor firms with less than $500 million in client assets have been contributing the most to Charles Schwab’s net new assets under custody.

Being the New Kid on the Block Has Its Benefits

July 22, 2022No Comments

The financial advising industry is getting a makeover, one advisor says, thanks in large part to a new generation of advisors.

Successions Must ‘Look Like Synchronized Swimming’

July 21, 2022No Comments

Building a succession plan involves four steps, according to Bev Flaxington, co-founder of consulting firm The Collaborative.

RIA M&As in First Half: Record Number of Deals, Less Assets

July 12, 2022No Comments

Strategic acquirers and consolidators, including Creative Planning, Mercer Advisors and Beacon Pointe Advisors, continue their dominance in the deals, according to Echelon Partners.