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Tools for Transition

    Broker recruitment bonuses on DOL's radar

    Agency concerned about brokers who sell out client positions at old firm and generate commissions at new firm when they recreate investment portfolios

    How the DOL fiduciary rule could affect financial adviser recruiting

    Here are some ramifications the new rule may have on adviser movement in the industry

    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

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    1Financial Engines Advisors$138,000,000,000
    2Fisher Investments$71,789,691,574
    3Chevy Chase Trust Company$25,528,177,638
    4Edelman Financial Services, LLC$17,783,062,724
    5Aperio Group$15,619,552,133
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