Just passed my CFP, have my 7, 63, 66, 24 and have been in the business since 1999. Located in St. Augustine, FL anyone looking to add a team member? Local or remote
What should you pay an administrative assistant? What are the Jones guys paying BOAs? I have always paid hourly, but I guess many are doing salary.
I’ve been in the industry for 23+ years, 16+ of those spent as a Producing Branch Manager. I hold S7, S63, S66, S24 and I’ve completed the education for the CFP (need to pass the exam). I excel in rel… more
How much does a book of business typically sell for? Thinking of buying my partner out. I'm managing his book and have been for 5 years.
Anyone charging for held away assets?
How are you positioning this? Do you charge the same amount as assets under management or is it lower?
Anyone with experience using a VA that serves financial advisors specifically? We are considering outsourcing some of our administrative tasks.
Does anyone have any experience using FMG marketing suite. Our firm took a demo this past week and it looks robust.
Does anyone have insight on what a trading/portfolio manager role should make at a smaller RIA (less than $2B AUM). I am the first in my company to be in a trading position so am not sure what I should be e… more
Anyone familiar with or us Snappy Kracken?
Hello Everyone! I am newer here and just wanted to say hi and introduce myself! I work with a Hybrid Independent RIA. If you are an FA curious about Independence or are considering a move, feel free to reac… more
I am seeking Financial Advisors with established books who would like to explore independence. Independent Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) are professional independent advisory firms that provid… more
Anyone use SmartAsset for leads? Any success?
Do CFP CPA CFA and MBA make that big of a difference in the RIA world? I’ve seen very successful individuals with all 3 and without any at all
New to Fishbowl 😁👋 Hello everyone!
Quick question for y'all! Who is the youngest holistic financial planner that you know and/or youngest person you know that's started their own RIA?
Any thoughts on TD Ameritrade Institutional as a custodian? Used to NFS/Fidelity, TDA seems much more efficient and user friendly.
I'm an independent solo RIA in California. Highschool buddy of mine is a permanent resident of Canada and wants me to manage his money. How do I take on Canadian clients?
Thinking about all the fiduciary options: Participant 3(38), Plan 3(38) or 3(21), Admin 3(16). What can a RK provide that would help us win plans with you?
Any RIAs making money on HSA accounts? How?
How many times do you follow-up with clients for an annual review? Do you email and call? I have emailed twice (no calls yet) but no response from the client. Keep trying or wait for them to reach out… more
Texas FA’s when is your office re-opening?
Part of a BD now, thinking of going on my own as RIA. Costs would be about 50% less, which makes it seem like an obvious choice. Have a deep family friend relationship with current firm, though. I … more
Any thoughts on xy planning network?
We are going to start providing social media posts our marketing team created, mostly non-branded and you are able to auto-schedule them. No cost to use, specifically for our RIA’s who don’t get...
ADV clarification - i am now part of a smaller RIA, no longer affiliated with a B/D. I am trying to fully understand ADV requirements. Are there 3 main parts? Part 1, Part 2A and Part 2B?
Has anyone used The Warton Group for 401k appointments? Seems like a lot of money for uncertain success...
Our goal is to add advisors since we are in a growth mode across the US in twelve offices. We’re offering culture, significant payouts, succession planning, and more. RSVP to Connie.
Senoir advisors and owners: What do you offer in commission and fee splits with junior advisors? what do you pay office staff?
juniors, what is your current or past comp split?
My wife left her job that provided us health insurance for a reasonable rate. So I’m finding myself searching for some reasonable alternatives. What are you guys doing? Any cooperatives?? Or what??
At what point do you fire a client? I have a 49 yr old client w/drawing $50K out of a $72K IRA (trad) to “pay off her home”, a move I completely disagree with/advise against.