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Wholesaler alpha: Why you should demand above-benchmark value from your wholesaler.

Wholesaler alpha

There’s a lot of chatter about the value of advisors. But, what about the value of wholesalers? How do you know which wholesalers are delivering maximum value?

October 3, 2017 Categories: The Art of Advising
Four fatal assumptions

The four fatal assumptions we’ve heard in 20 years of practice management

Avoid falling prey to four of the most shortsighted assumptions many advisors make—and which we believe prohibit them from reaching their full potential.

Jul 20, 2017 Categories: The Art of Advising
Less risk? More reward?

Less risk? More reward? See if model strategies can help save your practice

Russell Investments’ Head of Private Client Services, Mark Spina, explores how advisors can use model strategies to help address time constraints, fiduciary standard concerns, and the customized needs of investors.

Jun 29, 2017 Categories: The Art of Advising
Am I a Fiduciary?

“Am I a fiduciary?” Know how the DOL would answer that

The first phase of the DOL Fiduciary Rule is now live. Get a quick refresher on the key principles of the rule—and considerations for what to do next.

Jun 13, 2017 Categories: The Art of Advising
Fiduciary responsibility

Fiduciary responsibility: A welcome, global and promising disruption

There’s little doubt that the DOL fiduciary rule is a disruptive industry event. But, Russell Investments’ Tim Noonan believes it is also welcome, global and promising.

Nov 1, 2016 Categories: The Art of Advising
Board meeting

What does your Client Advisory Board think about you?

A Client Advisory Board can be a win-win for clients and advisors when done well. Follow these steps to start a constructive feedback loop and potentially generate valuable client referrals.

Jun 7, 2016 Categories: The Art of Advising
Strategy

9 words and 6 steps to creating a unique value proposition

Most advisors want to grow their firm – but few have a memorable and easily repeatable unique value proposition to support their prospecting efforts. Nine key words can make a real difference.

May 24, 2016 Categories: The Art of Advising
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