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Ron Carson: These [brokerage] assets are not a good use of [advisors'] time.

Edelman and Carson mark end of era as 'last holdouts' to dump FINRA, but are they jumping from frying pan into fire of SEC scrutiny?

Ron Carson and Ric Edelman ditch FINRA licenses, but both leave door open to commissions and Carson sees a recruitment lure

January 26, 2019 at 8:40 PM

Ron Carson: We realized the answer had been in our own back yard all along.

Ron Carson ends national search for chief marketing officer by doing a local M&A deal using his favorite HR broker -- Eric Clarke

When Eric Clarke decided he'd play matchmaker, the hyperactive Carson Group CEO snapped up Mineral Interactive and made a creative deal

October 5, 2018 at 6:05 PM

Neesha Hathi says Schwab micro-arranged how its engineers work.

Wild role swaps at InVest 2018 as Schwab recasts its engineers into micro teams and Acorns founder talks macro corporate partnerships

The giants like Fidelity, BlackRock and Envestnet come to get down with the innovators and the startups strut like giants

July 17, 2018 at 10:23 PM

Ron Carson: I feel like Netflix.

Ron Carson 'arrived' after investing $52 million, grabbing Orion and TD talent and letting his hair down

Pumping out content 'like Netflix' and preparing for an Amazon fee squeeze, the Omaha entrepreneur is set to just keep investing in growth

January 23, 2018 at 7:44 PM

Joel Bruckenstein (w/Brian McLaughlin): This can become a de facto industry standard by providing something that does not exist today: true end-to-end protection, as well as a baseline of due diligence.

The T3 Enterprise Conference showed the dark side of the RIA software business in Vegas

RIAs may be reaching a point of diminishing returns in buying software unless RIA custodians can join them in the reinvention process -- with the tenuous fate of cleverDome hanging in the balance

November 7, 2017 at 1:00 AM

Lowell Putnam: We've got the second-mover advantage.

Fidelity-owned VC pumps $10 million into Quovo, which staffs up and prepares for the big leagues

CEO Lowell Putnam plays on 'second-mover advantage' and gets raves from Steve Lockshin, Ron Carson and Marty Bicknell

May 30, 2017 at 6:09 PM

Ron Carson: I have never lost that continued drive to fix things that some might say were not broken.

One effect of Ron Carson's exit from LPL after 27 years: His firm disclosed the use of forgivable loans to the SEC

Carson Wealth Management is both an advisor and an advisor platform and Carson says neither he nor his firm 'took a check' in any form

March 3, 2017 at 10:46 PM

T3 organizer Joel Bruckenstein (l.) set the stage for a smorgasbord of announcements, acquisitions and integrations.

An e-marriage of Schwab and Fidelity, a reflective Ron Carson and good jargon-bashing made T3 take off like that helicopter outside

Addepar and FolioDynamix team up, Fidelity defends its robo-AMP and Carson tells why the Carson Wealth-LPL partnership failed -- and what blame he takes

February 21, 2017 at 6:52 PM

Louis Diamond: It’s a black eye to the new CEO, especially with all the rumors of a sale.

LPL fires $10 billion RIA in Kansas City with both parties happy to keep the rift's cause out of view

With fiduciary rules, the economics of RIA custody and LPL fresh off a CEO departure, Resources Investment Advisors Inc. with $4 billion of its own and $6 billion of affiliated assets, declines to say if it's found a new home

February 3, 2017 at 7:17 PM

Matt Sonnen: Ron said to me and is on record as saying that the brokerage business, that’s Cetera, is just an accommodation for clients.

The real Ron Carson story is that most assets went to Fidelity and TD Ameritrade where technology allows him to execute his vision

The big talk was the lateral move of some assets to Cetera but it was more a smokescreen for a breakaway

January 27, 2017 at 6:51 PM

Lobbying took on a new meaning at the Fontainebleau this week at the MarketCounsel Summit.

MarketCounsel Summit 2016 -- the theme is when the boss calls, you go

The Fontainebleau glitters, but not with newly minted Trumpsters, as Summit chief Brian Hamburger got more than he bargained for with the conference's theme of 'change'

December 9, 2016 at 4:41 PM

If Ron Carson were to leave LPL, it would be in keeping with his talk about being the disrupter rather than the disruptee.

Almost-confirmed reports had Ron Carson bolting LPL for Cetera as part of a $35-million shake-up of his RIA; 92 hours later the silence is deafening

The $2.6-billion AUM defection by the LPL rep icon was widely reported, tacitly confirmed, then unconfirmed and remains in a cone of silence

November 21, 2016 at 11:56 PM

Wayne Bloom: If the facts and circumstances change we will modify our stance accordingly.

Commonwealth Financial will reverse course on commissions if DOL gets reversed

The Waltham, Mass. IBD's stance jibes with Wayne Bloom's earlier message of regulatory risk and reward as Merrill Lynch stays mum

November 18, 2016 at 6:02 PM

Todd Feltz (center, flanked by Brent O’Mara and Wade Behlen): They let us run our RIA business, allowed us to broker business with them, provided compliance and supervision -- and then the game changed.

Why exactly a $2.2 billion RIA hybrid abruptly dumped LPL for Securities America -- and Schwab, Fidelity and TD Ameritrade

Besides cost savings of using diverse custodians, WealthPlan gets past 'crippling workflow' by forming new partnerships with Orion, Salesforce, eMoney and Advisory World

November 7, 2016 at 7:50 PM

Brent Brodeski: We just kind of cut the middleman out.

How Brent Brodeski 'cut the middleman out' to get a no-strings $50 million for succession nirvana

Needing to cash out retiring partners, Savant Capital's CEO thought he needed to sell his $4.7B RIA -- 70 'conversations' later he met the potential moneymen

October 5, 2016 at 5:55 PM

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