Adding people to your team can be daunting, but the benefits of having additional assistance with your business will be worth it if you hire – and train – correctly.
“If advisors are so consumed by clerical administrative tasks and paperwork that they aren’t able to focus on growing their business, they need to consider hiring an assistant,” said Laurie Burkhard, senior business consultant at Securities America
What happens when a succession plan goes right?
Father-son team Bob and Dan Binn of Private Portfolios in San Mateo, California, have been business partners since 2000. Over the years, Bob has received countless calls from other financial professionals asking for advice on bringing their children into the business.
Regardless of what the future holds for the Department of Labor’s embattled fiduciary rule, it’s clear the industry is facing ever-tightening regulations and the increased cost of compliance. Consequently, more and more small and mid-sized independent broker-dealers are surrendering their costly supervisory and compliance responsibilities and rolling up under independent advisory and brokerage firms as super branches.
The winning mix that helped a young advisor build a growing OSJ group.
Whether you are focused on finding a successor to your practice or have been fortunate to have experienced growth in clients and assets that exceeds what you want to manage on your own, consider the reasons to add an associate financial professional to your business.