Cohesive branding and messaging is an important component of any financial services company and their success. A disconnect in these fundamental principles can lead to staff and client confusion that creates a ripple effect of negativity which can spread to all areas of a business.
Game Changer – Summit Brokerage Up-Levels Their Business Strategy By Joining Cetera Advisor Networks
Summit Brokerage last week announced their decision to shutter broker-dealer operations and roll-up as a Region into Cetera Financial Group’s Cetera Advisor Networks.
Mergers and acquisitions in the RIA space are occurring at a record pace that has proved to be a driving force in the evolution of financial services as we know it.
Line of Succession – How DUAL-MONETIZATION(TM) and Other Succession Programs Attract Talent Young and Old
Succession programs are one of the most efficient ways for a firm to acquire young talent while honoring the work of the older advisor.
Advisor Pay Day – Are Wirehouses Breaking the Bank to Keep Advisors Happy or Is There Another Motive?
An interesting study was released this week by SourceMedia detailing advisor compensation plans for the $2 million producer. The study also included comparative reporting on the top compensation packages found at wirehouse, regional, and national firms.
Watch What They Do, Not What They Say – Where Are Financial Services Firms Putting Their Tech Focus?
Financial services firms are investing in technology, but it might not be where you would expect.