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Business head: Bernie Clark

No. clients: 7100

AUC: $1,136,500

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Despite broker protocol mess, advisers still thinking about leaving Wall Street: Schwab study

December 12, 2018 - The uncertainty created by large firms pulling out of a brokerage industry agreement that makes it easier for financial advisers to move to a new employer has had little effect on financial advisers' thinking about leaving the brokerage industry, where...

The future of advice: Diverse talent & technology

December 10, 2018 - As attendees at IMPACT learned in educational sessions and through discussions with providers in the bustling Tech Alley section of the exhibit center, greater adoption of technology is the only way advisors will be able to profitably satisfy the demands...

The view from IMPACT: Where the industry is headed

December 10, 2018 - Technology, scale and talent are three themes that will dominate the future of the advisory business, according to Bernie Clark, executive vice president and head of Schwab Advisor Services. But in his keynote remarks kicking off his firm's recent IMPACT...

Training — The key to better cybersecurity

December 10, 2018 - While the heart of the advice business remains the advisor-client relationship, technology has become a critical and ever-growing component. Whatever form technology takes — whether as an advisory tool, a service in itself, a communication vehicle or...

Independent Perspective: Why Reza Zamani Chose Independence

November 26, 2018 - Going independent as a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) is a decision requiring considerable thought and planning. In this second of a three-part series, InvestmentNews Content Strategy Studio explores how one advisor — Reza Zamani, Senior Partner...

Advisory firms make their mark by running strong businesses

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