Pinnacle Advisory Group, Inc.
6345 Woodside Court Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
No. advisers: 54
|Financial planning clients||More than 500|
|High-net-worth client assets||Up to 25%|
|Percentage of assets under management||Yes|
|Total AUM||Total Accounts||Avg. Account AUM|
March 18, 2019 - The Financial Planning Association was forced into scramble mode Friday after a blog post from Michael Kitces alleged that the FPA was responsible for nearly $8 million worth of "missing" revenue over the past decade. Mr. Kitces, partner and director...
January 15, 2019 - The number of certified financial planners rose to an all-time high of 83,106 in 2018, and the universe of mark holders also became a little more diverse, according to the organization that grants the designation. In statistics released Tuesday, the Certified...
November 17, 2018 - As various forms of high-profile sexual harassment and assault charges have dominated news headlines over the past year, the financial advice business has been struggling with how to address an issue that largely has, until recently, been side stepped....
October 20, 2018 - As the financial services industry continues to consolidate, growing to a list of nearly 700 mega-sized advisory firms with at least $1 billion under management, what becomes of the solo practitioner? The answer depends on whom you ask. "I see the industry...
September 4, 2018 - Brokers working with Apex Clearing will soon be to offer clients cryptocurrencies alongside traditional assets. Apex Crypto, which is launching in the fourth quarter, gives firms using Apex for custody and clearing the ability to open a client cryptocurrency...
August 22, 2018 - JPMorgan Chase & Co. made waves Tuesday when it introduced You Invest, a mobile brokerage app launching next week with free and discounted trading for retail investors. The news was a direct shot at discount brokerages. Shares of Charles Schwab, ETrade...
August 9, 2018 - The fee arrangement developed over the past 20 years between registered investment advisers and custodians might be about to change dramatically. As custodians reevaluate the value of their services to RIAs, and RIAs reassess their fiduciary duty to clients,...
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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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