5525 NW Fisher Creek Drive
Camas, WA 98607-9911
No. advisers: 1,522
|Financial planning clients||251-500|
|High-net-worth client assets||Up to 50%|
|Percentage of assets under management||Yes|
|Total AUM||Total Accounts||Avg. Account AUM|
April 17, 2019 - Financial advisers are innovating their practices too slowly and that could have negative implications for their growth prospects, especially in the face of major disruptions like Charles Schwab Corp.'s new subscription pricing, according to industry...
February 26, 2019 - 2018 challenged many clients with a rockier road than 2017â€”and disappointing returns to boot. One recent study showed 90% of major asset classes posted declines through mid-November, with cash outperforming stocks and bonds. That preceded December's...
December 28, 2018 - At the 2018 MarketCounsel Summit I was asked for the most important "breakthrough" moments for our firm. As we reach the end of the year, I believe we should reflect on the most important developments in the wealth management industry as a whole, and...
October 5, 2018 - A new robo-advice startup expects to attract clients despite the increasingly crowded digital advice market by offering a unique fee structure and investment strategy. Instead of investing clients in a collection of index funds, SGIM's algorithm primarily...
August 31, 2018 - Ken Fisher, founder and executive chairman of Fisher Investments, has been an ardent critic of annuities for years. In fact, Mr. Fisher's vitriol toward annuities is probably one of his most identifiable characteristics in the public sphere. Print ads...
August 3, 2018 - A leading trade group representing investment advisers is urging the Securities and Exchange Commission to abandon its proposal to impose some regulations on advisers that are similar to those governing brokers. As part of its investment advice reform...
July 10, 2018 - It is perhaps the most oft written sentence in investing: Past performance is never an indication of future results. Lots of people tie this to disclosures on materials and relate it to an individual manager's results. But it is bigger than that. It is...
June 19, 2018 - Large retirement-plan advisory shops are increasingly adopting their own in-house financial wellness programs as they look to capitalize on an emerging area of client demand, battle ongoing fee compression and try to stand out in a market that's commoditized...
June 15, 2018 - Ritholtz Wealth Management added more talent to its team on Friday with the hiring of Nick Maggiulli, a data analytics specialist who runs the popular "Of Dollars and Data" personal finance blog. Mr. Maggiulli will become analytics manager and will spend...
June 11, 2018 - All retirement plan advisers face an important and lingering question: How many record keepers should I work with? There are clear advantages to having a short roster of "preferred" or "approved" record-keeper partners, such as ease, efficiency and leverage,...
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*Methodology:InvestmentNews qualified 2,172 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of May 1, 2018. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after January 1, 2017, (2) total AUM is at least $100M, (3) does not have employees who are registered representatives of a broker-dealer, (4) provided investment advisory services to clients during its most recently completed fiscal year, (5) no more than 50% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pooled investment vehicles (other than investment companies), (6) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pension and profit-sharing plans (but not the plan participants), (7) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to corporations or other businesses, (8) does not receive commissions, (9) provides financial planning services, (10) is not actively engaged in business as a broker-dealer (registered or unregistered), (11) is not actively engaged in business as a registered representative of a broker-dealer, (12) has neither a related person who is a broker-dealer/municipal securities dealer/government securities broker or dealer (registered or unregistered) not one who is an insurance company or agency.
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