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Focus Financial’s ‘Great’ Buy Of $16B AUM SCS Capital And What Stone Point Might Do Next

Just last month, private equity firms Stone Point and KKR bought a majority stake in RIA roll-up aggregator Focus Financial for a deal reportedly worth nearly $2B. 302 more words

Behavioral Finance, Financial Planning

Calculating Accurate Regulatory AUM Vs Reporting Assets Under Advisement (AUA)


In today’s increasingly competitive landscape for advisory firms, financial advisors are looking for any way they can to differentiate. Whether it’s their experience and credentials, specialization or depth of services, or simply the sheer size of the firm, based on its assets under management.

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Behavioral Finance, Financial Planning

Being There

Anyone who has been in a long-term committed relationship understands what “being there” means.

One of the benefits of a stable relationship is that you have someone you can rely in when you need help.  315 more words


Going Independent: Tech Series (Part 6) - Putting the Pieces Together

Throughout this series, several pieces of the technology puzzle have been examined individually, focusing on specific solutions to specific problems. Integrating solutions has been a thread throughout these posts. 1,621 more words

Going Independent Tech Series

Consolidating your assets

In 1945, two brothers, Jacob and Samuel, were rescued from the Nazi extermination camp of Buchenwald. The rest of their family had been killed. The brothers joined other refugees that left Europe after World War II. 402 more words


TD Ameritrade Shocks RIAs [By Changing Its Advisor Referral Program With] A Tight Deadline To Sign

Last month on March 20th, TD Ameritrade “informed” the roughly-150 RIAs in its advisor referral program that they must acquiesce to new terms, which for many will involve substantially higher costs, with a contract and an April 5th deadline to sign or be dropped from the program. 502 more words

Behavioral Finance, Financial Planning

INSIDE GOLDMAN SACHS: This is what a day in the life of a technology analyst is like

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Technology in global investment banking has gone from a necessary cost to a possible saviour.

The banks that get their technology strategy right will stay profitable at a time when sluggish global growth, low interest rates and ever-developing regulations are hitting the bottom line. 858 more words

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