Articles tagged "Megan Carpenter"
The 2021 RIA event comeback collapses as FPA, 'Invest In Others' and T3 cancel in-person events, but WealthStack, Riskalyze and SALT won't be deterred
Demand and attendance are mostly high; hosts cite advisors with under-12 children as mostly the reason for balking but say sponsors never flinched.
August 24, 2021 at 11:27 PM
Known for his high 'emotional quotient,' Jason Lahita rides solo, again, as a PR guru; this time, he's selective and looking for a few good non-robots
The Los Angeles RIA PR pro is launching a company called StreetCred from a backyard outbuilding with a mindset of finding clients who click with him
September 16, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Schwab Advisor Services takes EXPLORE, IMPACT and SOLUTIONS 'virtual' in face of COVID-19 pandemic, updates merger, and makes clear the two scheduling details are unrelated
Set to be held in Fidelity's Boston backyard, IMPACT 2020 will move to the ether, making it one of the industry's premier virtual conferences in a sure sign the RIA world has dramatically changed.
April 29, 2020 at 6:41 PM
COVID-19 crushes RIA conference schedule; 100 gatherings are in jeopardy along with the bottom lines of publications and organizations
Pershing INSITE is the latest biggie to cancel and firms are all over the map about when it'll be 'safe' for more than 10 people to gather at any one time.
April 14, 2020 at 5:58 AM
Jason Lahita explains what it means to be true to yourself by stepping aside from FiComm, his booming pr and marketing firm, to rediscover his true passion
Perhaps the best-known RIA PR person out there, Jason Lahita built a firm that grew too big to allow him to do what he loved best--getting in the trenches and crafting campaigns.
September 13, 2018 at 9:12 PM
FiNet welcomes six wirehouse defectors at the apex of a withering Wells Fargo bank scandal that 'has legs'
Wells Fargo Advisors and FiNet ADVs warn of some cross-selling as RIAs eye Wells Fargo to see if the only wirehouse attempt to support independents will succeed, fail or end in confusion
September 29, 2016 at 7:15 PM
Betterment wins Uber account from under the nose of its Silicon Valley robo-rivals
The New York robo-advisor won the mega de facto pension plan of the San Francisco-based hail-a-ride app maker
August 24, 2016 at 1:05 PM
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 at 2:07 PM
Michael Kitces blasts Investopedia for squeezing free advice out of RIAs and the advice super-site responds
The industry blogger says the routing of web traffic and its monetization works for the publication, not fo advisor practices
April 1, 2016 at 4:23 PM
Monica Lewinsky is giving a keynote at Ron Carson's Peak conference
The ex-intern's message about cyberbullying, public shaming and personal branding is one advisors need to hear, according to Carson and industry advisors
August 13, 2015 at 6:01 PM
With apprehension in the air, Schwab invites its RIAs to a one-hour meeting about robo-advice
Many of Schwab's 7,000 advisors are eager for robo-technology but are wary of what's behind the amiable blue facade
March 13, 2015 at 5:47 PM
The second-largest 401(k) provider drops 'Great-West' for 'Empower'
The name chosen for the second-largest retirement firm hits a mark but may face the challenge of seeming jargony
October 30, 2014 at 6:44 PM
Bob Reynolds does 'a lot of testing' to avoid foisting his 'Great West' brand on JP Morgan and Putnam Investments clientele
The chief executive also sees upside opportunities in bringing all three divisions under one banner
September 9, 2014 at 5:33 PM
How a Twitter 'storm' extended the MarketCounsel Summit from hundreds to thousands of people and showcased the potential of tweets
A PR team discovers the value of the ubiquitous social media tool but also the perils inherent in sending your 140-character stream of consciousness through the ether
January 3, 2014 at 5:49 AM
How a $20-billion RIA is buying its 'Microsoft' marketing agency as the engine for propulsion to $100-billion
Adam Birenbaum is betting on David Levin to be his J. Pierrepont Finch but to succeed by really trying