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    DOL fiduciary rule could spark acquisitions of RIAs as well as broker-dealers

    Firms with less than $1 billion of assets are under the most stress as economies of scale have not yet been reached

    SEC approves Finra broker-compensation rule

    The rule requires transferring brokers to send an educational communication to clients they are trying to convince to make the move with them

    Brokers: Either move toward a fiduciary standard or have it forced upon you

    Being on the side of the argument that says you do not have to act in the best interests of your client is laughable

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    Company Spotlight

    Commonwealth Financial Network

    Commonwealth is home to advisors earning the highest average annual payout among independent broker/dealers, as reported by InvestmentNews (April 2015). Discover how the broker/dealer's RIA that's held true to its founding mission for more than 35 years can help you and your clients thrive. Learn More »

    Edward Jones

    A leader in the financial services industry and one of the industry's largest partnerships, Edward Jones serves nearly 7 million clients. Their unique business model, free from demands of shareholders, gives their more than 14,000 Financial Advisors the ability to put the interests of clients first. Learn More »

    Kestra Financial

    Kestra Financial leads the industry in wealth management, service and technology solutions,and practice enrichment. Our independent RIA and broker/dealer services are powered by over 20 years of industry experience and are taking flight to elevate the level of personalized service you deserve. Learn More »

    Schwab Independent Branch Services (Franchise)

    The Schwab Franchise is your chance to take control of your success like never before. With our unique franchise ownership model, Schwab Independent Branch Leaders leverage the power of Schwab's brand to gather assets, the strength of Schwab's infrastructure to efficiently operate their business and the integrity of the Schwab promise to always keep their clients' interests first. Learn More »

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    Bethesda, MD

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    RIA Data Center

    1Financial Engines Advisors$104,000,000,000
    2Fisher Investments$60,756,197,025
    3Chevy Chase Trust Company$21,211,088,683
    4Edelman Financial Services$14,413,000,000
    5Veritable LP$13,025,323,000
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