Articles tagged "Schwab Advisor Services"
RIA recap: Bernie Clark promises to 'be there' for coming TDA-Schwab system snafus; Fidelity gets custody win; Vanguard dishes out big tax bill to investors
Schwab RIA chief petitions for 'patience' for coming merger inconveniences but 'repapering' is no culprit; Carrie Pomerantz gets Schwab board seat; Addepar wins $65 billion AUM contract.
November 3, 2022 at 1:59 AM
Suddenly onboarding is a hot RIA game, and Schwab Advisor Services leaps ahead with a 'digital ' process that one expert says beats Fidelity and bodes well for a post-merger 'Schwabitrade'
The $3.2 trillion RIA custodian tripled its tech budget, zeroed in on 'onboarding,' promoted Alison Dooher to succeed the also promoted Andrew Salesky, brought aboard Google/Amazon whiz kids and allowed some TD Ameritrade culture to seep in.
August 23, 2022 at 2:00 AM
Schwab Advisor Services scuttles Orion's sweetheart TD Ameritrade software deal, but Eric Clarke is hopeful a fresh romance with Apex Clearing may blossom the same way
The Westlake, Texas RIA custodian 'sunset' the 2009 Eric Clarke deal with former TDA CEO Tom Bradley that lifted both Omaha firms.
August 17, 2022 at 1:24 AM
BNY Mellon Pershing's subscription custody plan was scuttled by crashing COVID interest rates, but may get a second wind as rates rise, reviving its play for Schwab/TD Ameritrade RIAs
But offering higher yields to switch may not be enough to lure advisors, who typically keep minimal investments in cash, says one industry expert.
June 25, 2022 at 12:41 AM
Schwab and Salesforce proclaim fresh RIA data solidarity two days after Orion buys Redtail with RIA CRM data nirvana the merger's implicit promise
The two uneasy downtown San Francisco neighbors promise better cooperation soon for RIAs as Eric Clarke and Brian McLaughlin find common cause, and TDA RIAs get set to become Schwab RIAs in 2022.
April 29, 2022 at 11:25 PM
The 'Great Debate'--pitting Bernie Clark and David Canter against Michael Kitces--collapses after the Schwab and Fidelity custody chiefs have second thoughts
In October, Canter laid down the challenge, Clark sided with him and the Nerd's Eye View publisher and RIA advocate called their bluff.
March 14, 2022 at 2:57 AM
How Schwab Advisor Services managed to keep (the better part of) Edelman Financial Engines' $30-billion RIA account after sweating out an RFP
The Westlake, Texas company convinced Edelman CEO Larry Raffone that size matters -- bolstered by service agreements, happy fees and promises to keep up on technology.
February 3, 2021 at 3:23 AM
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
Schwab's reported TD Ameritrade deal leaves 10,000 RIAs in twilight zone as weekend begins with an unconfirmed, undenied merger report causing many to weigh options
The RIA custodians are apparently merging despite view that separate ownership and approaches are the big reasons for parking assets there
November 23, 2019 at 9:17 PM
Shirl Penney and Brian Hamburger gang-tackle largest breakaway of 2019 as Jason Fertitta, Team Americana bolt Morgan Stanley to form Schwab RIA
The Dynasty CEO and MarketCounsel CEO fended off the logistical and legal furies for small team with $6 billion in AUM and average accounts of $50 million
April 29, 2019 at 5:11 PM
The old trick of new math Pershing used to make its RIA assets in custody soar from $200 billion to $615 billion in one year
Citing 'evolution,' the other Jersey City, N.J.-based custodian redefined 'RIA' to leapfrog itself over TD Ameritrade and into the rear view of Fidelity
June 12, 2018 at 5:01 PM
Bernie Clark gets an A-level exec to help him futurize Schwab's RIA platform
After Lightyear's Advisor Group nabbed Ed Obuchowski, Schwab went big in replacing him with Andrew Salesky
June 6, 2018 at 3:21 AM
What to make of a $239M-AUM RIA dwindling to $191M then suing Schwab for $100M as the alleged cause of the asset hemorrhage
Ed Butowsky says the San Francisco-based custodian played politics illegally by using a beltway scandal involving murder, WikiLeaks and collusion as a smokescreen to steal his clients
May 2, 2018 at 9:06 PM
Tim Hockey goes to Florida with an RIA 'problem' that's not RIAs
The TD Ameritrade CEO relies on 6,000 registered investment advisors for 80% of growth -- skewed by big, big 'bus drivers' like Ric Edelman and Ron Carson
February 1, 2018 at 11:17 PM
Charles Schwab & Co.'s vertical play to monopolize ETF market -- to be its low-cost maker, distributor and manager -- diesels ahead as ETF OneSource grows again
San Francisco giant executes macro strategy to underprice Vanguard, get paid big bucks to sell third-party funds for free, sell ETF portfolios gratis in its industry-leading robo-advisor and keep custody of $1.4T of RIA assets fast-converting to ETFs