Articles Published 12/2009


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Percolating: RIA custody roundup for 2010

New faces, new programs, new technology and new assets

December 31, 2009 — 4:23 AM UTC

10 reasons why working during this holiday week is a good idea for RIAs

The quantity of conversations may drop but the quality rises

December 30, 2009 — 4:27 AM UTC

Advisors: Help protect precious nonprofits by avoiding these four mistakes

Why Warren Buffett is wrong about charitable giving

December 30, 2009 — 4:27 AM UTC

New RIAs gather assets more zealously than veterans

Established RIAs also more likely to report a decline in client base than newbies

December 28, 2009 — 4:44 AM UTC

What RIAs need to know about health care reform

Ken Fisher offer his politically incorrect viewpoint as bill passes Senate

December 24, 2009 — 3:16 PM UTC

We're winding down a bit over the holidays

Non-deadline projects will take precedence for 10 days

December 24, 2009 — 4:34 AM UTC

What I learned about E*TRADE, Bank of America, Google and the Bubble Lounge during pre-holiday conversations

Just because a wirehouse broker doesn't win the account doesn't mean that another advisor will

December 22, 2009 — 4:41 AM UTC

Why you may not be adequately covered against lawsuits

A careful review of exposure to liabilities could save your practice

December 22, 2009 — 4:28 AM UTC

TD Ameritrade takes on Schwab with big consulting push

Smaller custodian will seek to democratize consulting advice on behalf of smaller advisors

December 21, 2009 — 4:14 AM UTC

It’s a rent-and-hold market for stocks

Pressure to make big gains is much less if losses are minimized

December 21, 2009 — 3:06 AM UTC

Merrill Lynch goes unmentioned as Bank of America settles on CEO choice

Krawcheck doesn't figure in, and press release neglects mention of big wirehouse

December 18, 2009 — 5:47 AM UTC

'Unthinkable' progress was made on creating a new regulatory world for advisors in 2009

Change is in the air but upcoming Senate elections complicate prospects for 2010

December 17, 2009 — 3:23 PM UTC

RIAs join Focus Financial with their own acquisition plans

Making purchases is much less scary with a big roll-up at your side

December 16, 2009 — 9:47 PM UTC

SEC details new "Madoff fix" custody rules

Advisor groups relieved: no surprise audits for RIAs with third-party custodians

December 16, 2009 — 9:43 PM UTC

Blogging: The costs and risks of hoarding your thoughts are rising

It's a new way for financial advisors to stay relevant with clients

December 16, 2009 — 4:10 AM UTC

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