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When setting up a new RIA firm, should advisors use template services or professional compliance teams?

Launching your own registered investment adviser (RIA) firm is an exciting, but complicated, new chapter in your career as a financial professional. From drafting the ADV to communicating with regulators, registering a new RIA firm can be an overwhelming task. Although online document template services are cheap and simple to use, those services don’t come without their drawbacks.  This past …

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How to Save Your Reputation After a Meritless Customer Complaint

Original Article: wealthmanagement.com/marketing/how-save-your-reputation-after-meritless-customer-complaint Many wealth managers have spent years, if not decades, of their lives crafting a distinguished image of their practice. Words like “planning,” “trust,” “experience,” “service” and “satisfaction” consume the landscape of a financial advisor’s marketing message. Over their tenure, an advisor’s “brand” can develop significant equity. This equity, embodied through their personal and business reputation, pays dividends …