Articles Published 10/2012


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LPL loses a mega-client -- but not to a competitor

The big IBD also confirmed long-whispered rumors that it's begun to offshore some operations

October 31, 2012 — 7:00 PM UTC

How RIA business players in New York are roughing it through Hurricane Sandy

Principals at Dynasty, Envestnet and AppCrown are engaging in guerrilla tactics to brave near-impossible business conditions

October 31, 2012 — 6:57 PM UTC

Schwab and Advent Software forge historic agreement -- mostly for the good of Black Diamond users for now

Aided perhaps by the ex-Schwab employees moving to Jacksonville, the two giant RIA forces, both San Francisco-based, are looking happily engaged

October 31, 2012 — 6:54 PM UTC

With as much finesse as cash, Marty Bicknell wins a $1.3 billion RIA in an auction-style contest

Mariner Wealth Advisors brushed aside a host of competitive bids to absorb Cincinnati-based RiverPoint -- a rare jewel for its size, quality and availability

October 30, 2012 — 5:27 PM UTC

What we know about Sandy at RIABiz

The quiet is deafening

October 30, 2012 — 5:26 PM UTC

Ric Edelman is looking to add a $1-billion RIA elephant even as he unveils an online consumer strategy aimed at the chipmunks

Already Barron's No. 1 with predominantly a mass-affluent game, the radio dynamo is ready to invest private equity to add a quick $1 billion of AUM

October 29, 2012 — 3:26 PM UTC

RIAs must prepare for post-disaster recovery or regulators will lower the boom

Tornadoes, floods and hurricanes, sure, but death, disability and bad succession plans can also be disastrous for clients

October 29, 2012 — 3:22 PM UTC

What you need to know about gifting as the Bush tax cuts near their sell-by date

If an Obama reelection triggers the dreaded Taxmageddon, there will be real fallout for those trying to pass on their wealth

October 29, 2012 — 5:51 AM UTC

Tom Nally answers 10 questions that show one seminal shift: TD Ameritrade no longer seeks a few assets and extended probation

The RIA custodian built by taking token accounts from Schwab malcontents then scrambling for the rest is now leaving the peashooter at home

October 26, 2012 — 3:49 PM UTC

Schwab's plan to quickly get 1,750 RIAs off the desktop gets pricing and a pilot

Schwab PortfolioCenter will finally have a cloud option that doesn't take away an advisory firm's control of its data

October 26, 2012 — 4:01 AM UTC

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