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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

DOL Fiduciary Rule and The Law Of Unintended Consequences

Posted by Steve Distante on 1/22/16 12:31 PM

Would you ever consider volunteering to be a crash test dummy? Of course not, but the DOL is proposing many people do that with their retirement plans.  Brace for impact if this rule goes through, it could cause a lot of damage that is unforeseen and short sighted.

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Topics: Department of Labor, Retirement Planning, Broker Dealer

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