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The Fed Is Mulling A Rule Requiring Early Disclosure Of Deferred Compensation At Wall Street Firms And Banks
(Matching tags: compensation,financials,Federal Reserve)
The Federal Reserve is considering a rule requiring banks and securities firms to disclose
earlier, increasing transparency to investors on how and when firms pay their employees. ...
Friday, February 15, 2013
Study Shows General Disparity Of Pay Between Women And Men; 41.6% Of Pay Gap Applied To Female Financial Advisors
(Matching tags: Advisor businesses,compensation,financial advisor)
If you think the disparity in pay between women and men doesn’t apply to the financial industry, think again. A US Census data analysis conducted last year revealed that in 2010, the ...
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A Tale Of Two Studies: Highlights From The Cisco Wealth Management Study And FPA Compensation Study
(Matching tags: Meetings,advisor technology,compensation,client communications)
... The FPA recently released their 2012-2013
study. Here are highlights from both studies. ...
Saturday, December 08, 2012
Eight Days And Still Waiting For An Answer From CFP Board About Whether It Is Misleading Consumers; A Life Lesson For Advisors About The Power Of Blogging
(Matching tags: dually registered,financial planning,marketing,compensation,client communications,Financial Planning Apps,fiduciaries)
CFP Board still has not responded to my posts about its complicated disclosure rules on informing consumers about a Certified Financial Planner’s fiduciary obligation. It’s been eight ...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
No, I'm Not Inciting Fear; Fee Compression Exists And The Reaction To Yesterday’s Webinar Proves Advisors Want Help Addressing It
(Matching tags: client retention,competitors,RIAs,financial planning,compensation)
Panel discussions at conferences are usually a bore because no one takes full responsibility for making the session a success or everyone wants to plug their idea. But a funny thing happened at ...
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Do You Charge For Financial Plans?
(Matching tags: client acquisition,Advisor businesses,client feedback,differentiation,prospects,value proposition,financial planning,marketing,compensation,profitability)
As strange as it seems, there are some financial advisors who don’t charge for financial plans – even for brand new clients! If you’re one of those advisors, you are selling yourself ...
Monday, August 20, 2012
Data Base Allows You To Compare Various Broker-Dealers Either By Pre-Set Criteria Or By Criteria You Input
(Matching tags: Advisor businesses,broker-dealers,compensation)
If you’ve ever wanted to compare broker-dealers for payout rates, how many reps they have, or which firms have the highest earning reps, there’s a database available. You can use the default ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Approaching Your Client Base With A Blanket Business Decision May Not Always Be Your Best Option
(Matching tags: Advisor businesses,compensation,client communications)
The decision to switch from commissions to fees can be an unnerving one. But for many, it’s just the next step in the trajectory for growing their businesses. To ease the process from an income ...
Friday, June 08, 2012
NASDAQ's Apology Falls Short Of Satisfying Losses Claimed By Facebook Offering Participants
(Matching tags: compensation,Operating Systems,NYSE,Social Media)
The industry got what it wanted from the NASDAQ. Sort of. NASDAQ apologized for the technical glitches experienced on the exchange during the initial public offering of Facebook and even offered a plan ...
Thursday, June 07, 2012
One Advisor's Experience With A Dual Fee Structure Is Simply That: One Advisor's Experience
(Matching tags: Advisor businesses,client loyalty,client satisfaction,compensation)
The emergence of multiple fee structures happened enough years ago that some advisors are weighing in on their experiences with it. The first reviews are not so good. The idea sounded great at the time ...
Thursday, June 07, 2012
For Over Two Decades, Compensation For Female Brokers Has Lagged That Of Male Counterparts
(Matching tags: Advisor businesses,compensation)
Although the pay gap for female stockbrokers is narrowing, it has been stubbornly significant since the 1980s. Among women in the personal advisor group, men made 41.6% more in 2010 than females did. ...
Monday, May 21, 2012
Let's Turn Billing Upside Down!
(Matching tags: Advisor businesses,investment advisors,compensation)
As I write this article, I’m feeling pretty good from a cash flow standpoint. After all, the market was cooperative last quarter and my bank account is grateful. I, like most of you, ...
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Fixed-Income Fee Compression Hitting Advisors Where They Live
(Matching tags: compensation)
With bond yields deeply depressed, many advisors have waived their fees in order to avoid charging their clients more money on these allocations than their recommendations have generated.
Monday, February 27, 2012
All Modes Of Advisor Compensation Scrutinized More Skeptically In the Consumer Press
(Matching tags: competitors,RIAs,investment advisors,asset management,compensation)
Advisor pricing models were the subject of a story in this morning’s consumer press, and it gave all modes of
a skeptical review. “For a long time, ...
Monday, December 12, 2011
Following Up On A4A's Most Popular Story Of The Past Year: The Problem With The CFP Business Model
(Matching tags: financial planning,compensation,CFP Board,practice management)
What does it say about the financial planning profession when the most popular story of the past 12 months pm A4A has been about the problem with the CFP business model? To me, it suggests the ...
Monday, November 28, 2011
These Are The Days When Advisors Earn Their Fees
(Matching tags: U.S. credit rating,client education,asset management,compensation,client communications,fiduciaries)
These are the days when advisors earn their fees. If you did it perfectly right, you got in front of it this past weekend. You laid out the possibility of an emotional market event to clients and ...
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
4 Ways For Wealth Managers To Establish Better Personal Relationships With Clients
(Matching tags: client satisfaction,compensation,client communications)
Six out of 10 investors believe wealth managers do not display the level of empathy needed for them to feel that a true personal relationship exists, a new survey shows.
Wednesday, August 03, 2011
For Advisors (Or Anyone), Pricing Power Comes From Reviewing The Competition
(Matching tags: compensation,profitability)
Advisors who find themselves working harder for the same money need to look around at least once a year and keep their pricing competitive, according to data from the consultants at FA Insight.
Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Just Because England And Australia Are Banning Commissions Does Not Mean The US Will Follow Suit
(Matching tags: compensation,profitability)
Financial advisors in the UK and Australia will soon be barred from accepting commissions. That’s led many experts in the U.S. to say America will follow suit. Is that true?
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Watching The Competition: Two Online Investment Management Systems That Compete With Advisors
(Matching tags: asset management,compensation,profitability)
Two online systems that aim to compete with advisors are reviewed by The New York Times "Your Money" columnist Ron Lieber.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
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