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  • 10/17/2016

    My Exit, My Feelings: Part II


    by Professor

    My Exit, My Feelings: Part II BY MINOTI RAJPUT For many advisors, finding the right person to take over the business they built over a lifetime can feel like finding a needle in a haystack. Fortunately, thanks to years of planning and preparation, I have two competent partners who are...

  • 10/17/2016

    My Exit, My Feelings: Part I


    by Professor

    My Exit, My Feelings: Part I BY MINOTI RAJPUT There is a lot of talk in our industry about the retirement of the first cohort of financial advisors. I am one of them. I began my career 36 years ago within a few months of arriving in the United States from...

  • 10/17/2016

    When Your Continuity & Succession Plan Involves Family


    by Professor

    All in the Family: When Your Continuity & Succession Plan Involves Family. They have the appropriate education and understand the business. Advisors Kim Kropp and John Moylan formed their independent financial practice in 1996. John had three sons, and the partners discussed whether to bring them into the business and how...

  • 10/17/2016

    Building a Legacy: Successful Continuity & Succession Planning


    by Professor

    Building a Legacy  Successful Continuity & Succession Planning TEN-YEAR-OLD SAMANTHA HUMPHREY knows what she wants to be when she grows up. She plans to take over the financial services firm her grandmother founded in Saint Cloud, Minn., and that her mother, Laurie, leads today. Laurie didn’t always...

  • 10/01/2016

    6 Ways to Ensure the Survival of Your Family Business


    by Professor

    Here are some key documents or agreements you should put together before committing to bring a family member into your business, to help ensure its survival for generations to come.   Family Business Philosophy & Code of Conduct What does it mean to be a family member employed by your...

  • 10/01/2016

    5 Keys to Successful Continuity & Succession Planning


    by Clinton Langham

    Building a Legacy SUCCESSFUL CONTINUITY & SUCCESSION PLANNING   1. Expect the unexpected. Think through not only a planned and anticipated succession but emergency situations like illness or disability that may require the plan be implemented sooner than expected.   2: Involve your staff. They will provide critical support for you and...

  • 04/30/2014

    3 Keys to Successful Family Practice: Document, Document, Document


    by Kirk Hulett

    A well thought out and documented plan for bringing a family member into your financial planning practice is a must. There are several documents that are critical to ensuring your family business survives to the next generation. READ MORE

  • 04/01/2014

    SA Expands Associate Advisor Coaching Program


    by Teri Heim

    The program addresses senior advisors' need for succession planning and connecting to younger investors. READ MORE

  • 03/25/2014

    Move Beyond Mere Advertising


    by Kirk Hulett

    Advisors need to ask more thoughtful questions to align their audience, message and tactics to increase revenue. Here are my 9 tips. Read More

  • 03/05/2014

    7 Steps to Increase Referrals


    by Kirk Hulett

    Many advisors dislike asking clients for referrals, but most recognize it’s the most efficient way to increase their business. Having a concrete process in place can make the task less daunting. Read the Seven Steps to Increase Referrals by Advisorpod host Kirk Hulett and industry expert on referrals...