Articles Published 2/2013


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This RIA recruited the Morgan Stanley manager who almost recruited him ...

... right after he grabbed a Fortigent CIO-type and hotshot Merrill advisor

February 28, 2013 — 3:50 PM UTC

What I learned from four failed attempts to find a successor for my $1.5-billion AUA RIA

Dennis Gibb finds that replacing himself after 40 years is no easy task -- and he may not try again

February 27, 2013 — 5:04 AM UTC

How exactly a sports super agency plans to use Dynasty Financial to extend its dominance to the RIA business

Octagon has 800 employees, Michael Phelps and the like as clients but it wealth management arm is not so major league, yet

February 26, 2013 — 4:43 PM UTC

The AICPA gets down with advisors in Vegas -- well, as much as accountants can

Michael Kitces, Roger Gibson, Harold Evensky and David Kelly were among the attendees of the rapidly growing conference -- and key tax changes got a close look

February 26, 2013 — 4:41 PM UTC

Addepar slashes prices, opens up its architecture and shows RIA custodians some love as it confronts market realities

Though these moves show the dynamo is not impervious to competition, Mike Paulus says that the growth is still nosebleed-threatening

February 25, 2013 — 4:52 AM UTC

How and why I'm starting an RIA from scratch and what I'm spending to make it happen

A former institutional bond broker and Navy lieutenant is now eight months into the RIA game. Here's what the view from the starting line looks like in 2013

February 22, 2013 — 4:28 PM UTC

Schwab garners $4 billion in index-only 401(k) assets fast out of the gate

Critics applaud the San Francisco broker's early success but wonder whether such a cost-focused approach is really enough

February 22, 2013 — 5:58 AM UTC

New RIA with familiar faces gets running start at putting advisors into the 401(k) driver's seat

Two financial entrepreneurs have 50 firms on board; the idea is for Pathway Strategic Advisors to take the fiduciary burden off of advisors who handle 401(k) assets for clients

February 21, 2013 — 5:42 PM UTC

Portfolio Pathway and $3-billion RIA-TAMP deepen an alliance that has Pershing at its core

The Illinois-based performance software maker got going from its founder Pershing's roots -- and now an embrace of Folio Dynamix by the clearing company is opening a new chapter

February 21, 2013 — 6:00 AM UTC

HighTower grabs sought-after $650 million Merrill Lynch 'life sciences' team and shrugs off recent deal slowdown

In the old money town of Philadelphia, the strategic buyer is 'planting a flag' and going after new wealth created in the biotech realm

February 20, 2013 — 5:58 PM UTC

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