Thought Leadership for Financial Advisors (TLFA) provides Registered Investment Advisors (RIA) and fee-only financial advisors with practice management insights. You can find industry luminaries presenting weekly webinars on topics such as social media, marketing, referrals, engaging the affluent, compliance, life planning, retirement planning, and succession planning.
You can attend the webinars at no cost and will be able to submit real-time questions to presenters during the live online events. If you are unable to attend a webinar live, you can also view it afterward on demand.
Enhancing Deal Distribution & Creating Liquidity for Crowdfinanced Small CapsDavid Weild, Sam GuzikJoin us as Father of the JOBS Act, Dave Weild and Industry Recognized Securities Attorney, Sam Guzik discuss ways to enhance deal distribution and create liquidity for new small cap offerings such as Reg A+ crowdfinanced offerings (RACOs). Key discussion points will include status of Reg A+, using technology to enhance deal distribution, the legislative movement to increase tick sizes, building a solid base of aftermarket support and new venture exchanges for emerging companies.Read more >
Join this dynamic duo on The Client Connection! Yuhannes Watts is interviewed by Meridith Elliott Powell on becoming the go-to person in your field. Creating business is about connections and in this can't-miss webinar, you will learn the tools you need to increase your sales pipeline, get a greater ROI and fuel your profits. Grow your business by strengthening your brand!
Can you do Life Planning on the web as well as an in-person interview? What are the essential elements of a web based Life Planning Service? What is essential for the intimate, personal process of Life Planning to be delivered and how could it be approached through a computerised process?
Receive a free e-book for attending: "Life Planning for you", the companion book to the LifePlanningForYou.com website.
Attendees will learn:
-To what degree can you computerise the Life Planning process within your own firm and is it advisable?
-What are the advantages of having it on the web?
-How to attract clients with web based Financial Life Planning
-How to ask effective, meaningful questions through technology interfaces
-Interpret client responses and understand personal communications over the web
-How to keep the flow of intensive two-way reciprocation using technology
Todd Clarke of CLS Investments, LLC and Eric Clarke of Orion Advisor Services discuss the threats financial advisors face, the needs of educated investors and how advisors can continue to succeed in a changing marketplace.
Elliot Weissbluth of HighTower Advisors leads a panel of leading internet-based advisors, Betterment’s Jon Stein and CircleBlack’s John Michel, as well as industry contrarian, Joe Duran of United Capital Financial Advisors. The group will examine the “robo-advisor” landscape and answer the simplest of questions: friend or foe?
In a sea of advisor rankings offered by such well known media outlets including Barron's, CNBC and Financial Times as well as a variety of trade publications, commonalities appear. However, the paths that each have taken to get there are unique. While past performance is not always indicative of future results in investing, enduring strong businesses are suggestive of strong insight and practices. Barron's Managing Director, Sterling Shea, assembles some of the country's most recognized financial advisors, Grant Rawdin (Wescott Financial Advisory Group), Steve Lockshin (Convergent), and Brent Brodeski (Savant Capital Management) to discuss what the future holds for their businesses.
Corey Kupfer (Hamburger Law Firm) will sit down with Lenny Chang (Co-Founder and Managing Director of Focus Financial Partners), Elizabeth Nezvold (Managing Partner of Silver Lane Advisors), and Dan Seivert ( CEO and Managing Partner of Echelon Partners), to discuss the levers available and mindset required to get deals consummated for investment advisers. Whether it’s inorganic growth, implementation of a succession plan, a business combination, or an outright purchase/sale, all present challenges that each of these panelists have helped numerous advisers overcome.