Women are a major economic force. Yet they have traditionally been underrepresented in the corner office, as well as in the ranks of financial advisors. As the public's attitudes toward women and work continue to change, how could your business be affected?
An elite group of 250 super-ensemble firms are quickly setting new standards for the industry. What impact will these formidable competitors have on your business?
Some broker-dealers used to proudly tout their friendly compliance policies. Now the world has changedand advisors are far more concerned about the risk to their reputations and stability.
The more broker-dealers rely on fee-based business to generate revenue, the higher their overall profitability. Are you winning your fair share of advisory revenue? Which advisory model fits your business best?
Recruiting costs rose 13.6% in 2011 according to FSI. What is driving this increaseand how can you avoid paying more than an advisor relationship may actually be worth?
Rob Cirrotti, Director for Pershing Retirement Solutions, comments on the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling eliminating bankruptcy protection for inherited Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).