Articles written by Guest Columnist Michael Kitces
Michael Kitces asks Eliza De Pardo if the $1.5 million RIA revenue threshold is a wall that ends the honeymoon; Short (inconclusive) answer: Yes, but...
The New York City RIA consultant sugarcoats nothing and provides sweetly precise numbers, and stresses that money can't buy enthusiasm.
November 16, 2021 – 6:48 PM
Michael Kitces names his price for RIAs to charge the other 80% of investors and it's a 1% fee but on income, not 1% on assets under management
The Columbia, Md.-based guru and entrepreneur sees a seminal shift in the industry -- and a life raft from dependence on the AUM fee model -- because a critical statistical mass of advisors are converging on a rate where consumers see value
February 14, 2019 – 11:39 PM
When you actually have to register to become an RIA, how to do it and when you qualify to sign on
Kitces know the ways of the checklist-resistant but says the challenge of becoming a registered investment advisor is highly doable and can save an advisor money and time stuck in a morass
February 22, 2017 – 6:41 PM
How Vanguard Group's robo-countering effort got to $1.3 billion of AUM so easily and why its future seems bright
Executed almost shyly, the hints-of-vanilla Malvern indexing giant is the unlikely Silicon Valley nemesis in automated services