Articles tagged "Nexus Strategy"

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Skip Schweiss awakens FPA NorCal crowd with must-do DOL laundry list that starts with IRA billing and the need for chief laundering officers

The regional event in San Francisco with national draw -- even global draw -- gets a guy from Scotland to keep its lofty reputation up there

June 3, 2016 — 2:07 PM UTC

After being jostled by a lawsuit, CFP Board makes bold play to inoculate itself against future ones

Due caution or paranoia? Either way, a sour whiff of FINRA self-protectionism pervades

March 25, 2016 — 9:32 PM UTC

Schwab's grand plan to alleviate its 300-to-1 customer-to-advisor crunch gets indefinitely shelved

The San Francisco-based broker has also toned down its talk of branch expansion -- even as Fidelity, at 190 centers, gains on Schwab

February 16, 2016 — 8:45 PM UTC

After years of work to gain parity with Schwab RIA custody, Fidelity is ready to show fruits of its $250 million move to gain an edge

With ex-Schwabbie Bob Oros in RIA charge, Mike Durbin as leapfrogger-in-chief, and Sanjiv Mirchandani at the big desk, the Boston-based custody division is set to launch its new technology platform

February 3, 2016 — 7:46 PM UTC

Why exactly Betterment backers Marty Bicknell and Steve Lockshin became customers of rival robo and custodian TD Ameritrade

What makes the counterintuitive step work is how Jemstep helps round up the mass-affluent's mess of paperwork

November 25, 2015 — 5:55 PM UTC

LPL Financial undertakes painstaking overhaul of service spurred by capacity overwhelm and RIA demand for Schwab-style pods

In addition to aggressive hiring, training and creating 'queues,' Tom Gooley and Tim Hodge are tackling the big one -- service culture

November 24, 2015 — 5:51 PM UTC

With eMoney in its back pocket, Fidelity Investments won't exercise its option to continue Betterment deal as it nears launch of its own robo

The one-year semi-exclusive alliance never caught fire with Fidelity RIAs and the Boston giant will now use eMoney as kindling for a new digital-for-RIA launch

November 19, 2015 — 11:47 PM UTC

How many RIAs are there? No, seriously, how many?

Competing counts are full of 'bastardized' definitions of 'advisor,' state vs. SEC- vs. dually registered IARs, differing study criteria and agendas

November 11, 2015 — 7:57 PM UTC

Edmond Walters bolts from eMoney and Fidelity Investments scrambles to manage the jilt

Six months after the $250-million deal, the entrepreneur leaves with no public explanation and Mike Durbin takes his CEO spot for now

September 3, 2015 — 7:44 PM UTC

Schwab's big reveal at its July update: Goal to hire 1,800 financial advisors and unpause branch expansion

Newbie Terri Kallsen gets the Bettinger nod to spend big on doubling advisor force and growing branch count to 500

July 24, 2015 — 11:40 PM UTC