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Advisor Advice: Finding Rhythm as an Independent FA

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 8/15/17 1:20 PM

In last week’s Advisor Advice blog, “Reasons to Leave Your Wirehouse,” we shared some of the benefits of leaving a wirehouse and joining and Independent Broker Dealer.  Being independent frees you up since you no longer have a sales manager or quota sitting on top of you. Having all this newfound freedom can be scary as you need to learn to manage yourself.

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Topics: Financial Advisors, Broker Dealer, Independent Financial Advisor, Client Relationships, independent broker dealer

Advisor Advice: Reasons to Leave Your Wirehouse (Can You Say "IMPACT?")

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 8/8/17 11:46 AM

As a financial advisor, one of the most rewarding things you could do is leave your wirehouse to go to an independent broker dealer. Wirehouses and big firms can cause advisors to feel limited, cheated, or held back. Joining an independent broker dealer means you no longer have a sales manager or quota, you are free to pursue a spectrum of investments.

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Topics: Financial Advisors, Broker Dealer, Independent Financial Advisor, independent broker dealer

Can Small to Midsize Broker Dealers Survive?

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 8/1/17 4:40 PM


 

Guest Vlogger: Jodie Papike, President of Cross-Search

 

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Topics: Independent Financial Advisor, independent broker dealer, Vanderbilt Financial Group

How Can We Bring Green Finance to Mainstream Investing?

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 7/25/17 1:11 PM
Last week, Bank of England Governor and Chairman of the G20's Financial Stability Board, Mark Carney, spoke to a crowd in Berlin about how green finance can maximize return, aid the global economy and combat global climate change if we figure out how to bring Impact Investing to the mainstream. We totally agree!



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Topics: Financial Advisors, Impact Investing, Client Relationships, Impact-Washing, ESG, Green Finance

Will "Impact-Washing" Be the New Greenwashing?

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 7/20/17 11:53 AM
As we all know, the financial crisis was fueled by corruption, incompetence, and a lack of transparency. As the impact investing movement gains momentum, impact investors and advisors must keep a conscious mindset towards the formation of impact investments so that history doesn't repeat itself.

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Topics: Financial Advisors, Impact Investing, Greenwashing, Impact-Washing

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