Financial planner Mike Powers had been working for a decade, with stints at two different RIAs, when the pandemic hit and he suddenly saw the possibilities of having a more flexible work life. In May, he struck out on his ...

Advisory industry recruiting activity has still only partially rebounded from its pandemic standstill, according to an analysis of the latest Advisers on the Move data. Total moves of experienced advisers were up 10% year over year through the first three ...

While even a casual glimpse into the history of wealth management shows big strides toward democratization and technological evolution, looking at the future of the industry through the eyes of a diverse collection of experts offers the kind of promise ...

At a time when more Americans rely on Social Security than at any other time in the program’s 86-year history, political brinkmanship and alarmist headlines are undermining public faith in the nation’s bedrock retirement system. Those concerns are tempting some ...

It’s good to be king or queen of an RIA when it comes to total compensation, with executives the only positions at registered investment adviser firms that saw significant compensation boosts over the past year, according to a new study ...

The winner of the Invest in Others 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award is Peter Chieco, managing director at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, for educating the public about thalassemia, including Cooley’s anemia/thalassemia major, through his work with Cooley’s Anemia Foundation for over ...

The winner of the Invest in Others’ 2021 Volunteer of the Year Award is Kenneth “Larry” Agee, owner of Agee Financial Group, for his volunteer work with Disaster Aid USA. The group provides immediate disaster relief and humanitarian aid and ...

An old-school adviser marketing strategy — the free dinner seminar — was mostly put on ice during the pandemic, and some firms are now starting to offer them again. Proponents of the strategy say that it can be a highly ...

The winner of the Invest in Others 2021 Community Service Award is Roger S. Green, CEO and president of Green Financial Resources, for his work with Auditory-Verbal Center Inc., which provides auditory-verbal and audiological services to children.  “Inspired by the Auditory-Verbal Center’s extraordinary impact on his son, Roger ...

The winner of Invest in Others’ 2021 Catalyst Award is Ralph Ujano Jr. of The Ujano Advisory Group in McKinney, Texas, for his work with Helping Hands For Single Moms Dallas, which aims to end generational poverty and assists underserved single mom ...