Six Critical Broker-Dealer Questions for Transitioning Advisors

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Six Critical Broker-Dealer Questions for Transitioning Advisors By Simon Hoyle, Director of Business Development Broker dealer ownership, size, compliance, and technology impact our practices like never before.  Industry shifts have placed high advisor priority on stability.  Focus on these make or break components to secure the optimal experience for you and your clients. Who owns the broker dealer? This may …

SSN President & CEO, Wade Wilkinson, Published on ThinkAdvisor.com

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We are proud to have an article written by Wade Wilkinson, President & CEO of Securities Service Network, published on ThinkAdvisor.com. The article “Top 3 Low-Cost Ways for IBDs to Drive Post-DOL Value to Advisors” examines opportunities for firms to add value to advisors and their businesses. Read the full article here. About Securities Service Network, Inc. (SSN) Based in …

DOL Digest May 22, 2017

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IRA Rollovers from an ERISA Plan The DOL fiduciary rule will significantly change the information needed for IRA rollovers and the client disclosure documents when the rule takes effect June. 9. Securities Service Network will be updating its IRA rollover processes to comply with the new rule. The rule requires advisors and broker-dealers to document the specific reasons the advisor’s …

DOL Digest May 8, 2017

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What the DOL Rule Delay Means for Our Advisors As we communicated on April 5, the Department of Labor has delayed implementation of its fiduciary rule until June 9, with some aspects delayed until Jan. 1, 2018. At this time, we do not have any indication that the June 9 effective date will be postponed. The DOL’s definition of a …

SSN President & CEO, Wade Wilkinson, Published in InvestmentNews

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We are incredibly excited to have an article written by Wade Wilkinson, President & CEO of Securities Service Network, published in InvestmentNews.  The article “What independent financial advisers need from broker-dealers when it comes to the DOL fiduciary rule” explores the top forms of support that independent advisers should be getting from their broker-dealers. Read the full article here. About Securities …

Save the Date for Discover Austin 2017!

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Save the Date for Discover Austin 2017! We are looking forward to hosting you in the “Live Music Capital of the World” from July 29 – August 1, 2017. Our conference will be taking place in the comfort of the downtown Hilton, and there will be plenty to do after the sessions are over, including: Visiting the largest state capital …