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TD Ameritrade will make iRebal software available free to all its RIA clients

The custodian may disrupt both the RIA technology and RIA custody businesses -- but not inexpensively

January 31, 2013 — 7:51 PM UTC

Audience remark at Andy Gluck's session at TD Ameritrade pre-event session sets off a tweet chorus

A college student needed two hours to break into an RIA's files and it took only minutes for Twitterati to pass the story along at TD

January 31, 2013 — 4:59 PM UTC

How an RIA got in hot water in New Hampshire and why RedBlack is being touched by an ensuing bankruptcy

Nicholas B. Rowe was a founding investor in the rebalancing software maker and regulators are chasing down every asset he has

January 30, 2013 — 5:18 PM UTC

Why my financial advisor came to mind (seriously) as my airplane was plummeting toward the ocean

White light can wait: When death is at hand, you get in touch with your inner actuary

January 29, 2013 — 9:46 PM UTC

Tim Whiting leaves SourceMedia to join Julie Littlechild in her growing venture

Advisor Impact will begin marketing its service to enterprises, not just the advisors who use them

January 29, 2013 — 9:43 PM UTC

The RIA M&A market stumbled in 2012, but giants were not deterred, Schwab end-of-year data shows

M&A activity still sickly slow by some reckonings, but harbingers of mating activity abound

January 28, 2013 — 4:34 PM UTC

The SEC needs to clean up its semantics before accusing RIAs of inflating AUM

Advisors stretching for the $100-million mark advisors need to be told what assets to count and which ones are merely hanging out

January 28, 2013 — 4:39 AM UTC

Scott Dell'Orfano lands at a $1.4 billion RIA with plans to deal its way to $10 billion

The ex-Fidelity RIA exec will oversee the spending of private-equity capital on behalf of Peter Raimondi's burgeoning RIA

January 25, 2013 — 3:24 AM UTC

How three small firms backed with big-time M&A muscle brought in $450 million with strategic buys

There are vivid back stories behind each Focus-owned firm's deal; taken together they could show the way forward for the aggregator model

January 24, 2013 — 8:04 PM UTC

Philip Palaveev will help oversee effort to solve big IN-Moss Adams comp study problem -- a survey that can take a day to complete

With Kelli Cruz out the door, the ex-Moss Adams star is stepping in with plans to get the survey down to a one-hour task

January 24, 2013 — 7:46 PM UTC

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