Articles tagged "Hewins Financial Advisors"


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What an RIA should make of Wall Street Journal's expose of how Schwab, Fidelity and TD Ameritrade's advice machines steer client assets

Product of a six-month of investigation, the Jason Zweig and Anne Tergesen-authored article alleges conflicts at the discount brokers are rife -- but RIA reactions to the revelations are textured

January 27, 2018 — 12:43 AM UTC

How DFA is putting its John Hancock on the ETFs category

The deep-in-Texas manager is lending index help to the Boston giant but dodging cannibalization and channel conflict

July 15, 2015 — 4:45 PM UTC

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 — 5:47 PM UTC

Framing it as opportunity, Bernie Clark delivers a chilling market warning at EXPLORE about the coming post-baby boom market

The Schwab chief tells 160 RIAs with $200-billion-plus of assets to learn to love and attract a poorer, younger, higher maintenance -- but lower mileage -- client pool

June 27, 2014 — 6:41 AM UTC

Fidelity counsels RIAs to suck it up and go after 'millionaires of tomorrow' but with a strict discipline

RIAs need to chop fees, stop counting pennies and, yes, babysit a bit to wrest these financial tweeners from discount brokers

January 24, 2014 — 6:36 PM UTC

Schwab drops pretense: $2-million clients its staple branch diet in bid for fresh $2 trillion

The San Francisco-based broker has named its composite perfect ideal client 'Tobin' -- representing a graying, masculine entreprenuer

November 5, 2013 — 6:07 AM UTC

Marty Bicknell jumps into the mass market with no 'robo-advisors' and a missionary zeal

After amassing $6 billion in his RIA and $18.5 billion in his asset manager, the Mariner Holdings chief is opening FirstPoint, its Old Navy for the impecunious to fill a Gap

October 4, 2013 — 3:25 PM UTC

How Schwab's new 'owning it' advertisements position the firm to offer more advice -- and how RIAs factored into the brand rethink

CEO Walter Bettinger wants his company, long a kingpin in the discount brokerage realm, to become a 'challenger brand' again

August 6, 2013 — 2:32 AM UTC

How RIAs are helping their clients participate in confusing lawsuits

2008-2009 market meltdown settlements are just now coming to fruition, and giant RIAs are signing up with a filing firm to get in on the action

May 1, 2013 — 5:13 AM UTC

Schwab's website went down twice after two 'denial of service' attacks -- so what was up?

The San Francisco-based broker showed that even it's not immune to web fritz; RIAs take it in stride though not without administering a healthy dose of schadenfreude

April 24, 2013 — 5:10 PM UTC

Why Schwab handed Facebook and Apple 'F' ratings -- and why advisors seem unfazed

Clients may be perturbed by the flunking grades meted out to the popular Silicon Valley firms even as some RIAs discount the data as 'backward-looking'

January 21, 2013 — 2:53 AM UTC

A look inside Schwab's second big deal with a small asset manager

Using its RIA custody unit as a talent pool, the San Francisco giant is bringing ThomasPartners into primetime.

October 17, 2012 — 3:07 PM UTC

What Mitt Romney might not know about blind trusts

Views on these black boxes for big chunks of cash are hardly unanimous

October 11, 2012 — 2:34 AM UTC

Two accounting firms abandon merger talks leaving giant Schwab RIA surprised and crestfallen

Wipfli and Eide Bailly suddenly quit the field leaving industry observers -- not to mention Hewins Financial -- wondering why

February 29, 2012 — 5:17 AM UTC

A $2.6 billion Schwab RIA grapples with gaining a $420 million Securities America rep firm -- and a big footprint

The Wipfli-Eide Bailly accounting merger doubles Hewins Financial Advisors' opportunity to convert CPA client funds to AUM, analysts say

January 13, 2012 — 4:06 AM UTC