Webinar Announcement – Dec 8th Hear From 3 Top BDs

TOP BROKER DEALERS ROUNDTABLE: Featuring Ameriprise, Cetera, and LPL Financial Webinar Series Hosted By 3xEquity Designed To Educate Financial Advisors Considering Changing BDs; Launches December 8th (Seattle, WA) – Financial advisors curious about changing to a new broker-dealer will have the rare opportunity to compare options “side-by-side” in a new, online webinar series set to […]

Finding Balance For You And Your Clients

Wells Fargo Joins Amerirpise

Technology: Leveraging B/D technology to personalize client relationships Practice Management: Relying on your B/D to help work “in your business” while you “work on your business” Business Consulting: B/D business consulting support vs. going it alone    COVID-19 hit us much in the way a hurricane does, fast and strong. In a mere 8 months, […]

Wells Fargo Joins Ameriprise At Top Of Transition Comp Peak – Who Will Follow?

In an AdvisorHub article posted earlier this month, it was reported that Wells Fargo had, “…raise(d) the maximum ceiling on cash deals, often in the form of nine-year forgivable loans, to 340% from 325%.”  By bumping up its numbers, Wells Fargo moved their package offer directly in line with another competitor, Ameriprise.  For the better […]

3 Reasons Why Fall Is The Season For Change

If you’ve been curious about changing broker dealers, congratulations.  Your timing could be great.  Here are 3 reasons why right now might be the ideal time to make a move. Broker Dealers Have Figured Out The Answer To “What Now?” With the shut down of travel and limits to direct human interactions that came along […]

More Than Just A Summer Fling

As summer comes to a close, we are seeing the first wave of advisors whose experience switching to a new broker-dealer has been almost entirely virtual. Pre-COVID the idea of a VIP trip to the “Home Office” was a critical step in the transition process and a first-class vacation get-away. BD’s would roll out the […]

Make These Dog Days Different

We’re heading into “The Dog Days of Summer” so called because the constellation Canis Major (‘The Greater Dog’) dominates the sky. Historically the “Dog Days” are a time to take things easy, like dogs tend to do in the heat. This year feels different though.  Many advisors are anxious (clients too), having been cooped up […]

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

You might remember that first line from Dylan Thomas’ most famous poem from high school English class or in the movie Interstellar.  It rose up this week in a discussion about an advisor with an increasingly common challenge. One that historically might have had them “going gentle” into the good night of retirement. As we […]

If You Squint You Can See The Silver Lining

A quote from David Canter (head of Fidelity Institutional’s RIA segment) in a recent AdvisorHub story, brought up an odd upside to the stay-at-home orders impacting  the country.   Advisors looking to move broker-dealers might want to consider it when thinking about their timeline. Canter noted, “Several advisors who have made a break [found] it […]

Will Advisors Follow This National Trend?

Several news reports in the past few weeks have called attention to a growing trend.  One destined to impact the world of financial advisors.   As the pandemic swept the country, forcing many  to work from home or to simply stay-at-home without work (or income), a trend has picked up.  NPR’s Marketplace reported that a growing […]