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…
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?
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…
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 …
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.
Does anyone have any good ideas for client appreciation gifts for certain mile stones that don’t break the bank besides a gift card? i.e. when they have been with me for 1 year
Anyone interested in doing a collaboration on a YouTube video? Want to bring in other perspectives.
For those of you out there that are your own independent RIAs, what performance/billing reporting software do you use? I researched multiple providers when I first set up my single man shop......
Anyone using remote marketing consultants for social media seminar promotions or creating online content?
Looking to refer a friend in the Las Vegas area to an independent advisor for term insurance and basic retirement planning.