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The Financial Advisor’s Guide to Local Media Exposure Part 2: Finding Media Contacts

by on October 23, 2019

In the first installment of our Financial Advisor’s Guide to Local Media Exposure blog series, we explored how financial advisors can build their brands by becoming newsmakers. Whether you want to publicize industry accolades, new hires, a new office, professional mentorship programs, charitable work or other notable news, it’s critical to target the right journalists. […]

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The Financial Advisor’s Guide to Local Media Exposure Part I: Becoming a Newsmaker

by on October 16, 2019

When it comes to leveraging the media, many advisors want to go big or go home. While it is true that a positive mention or quote in the Wall Street Journal can offer significant exposure, it’s certainly not the only caliber of press that advisors should pursue. Local media coverage, be it on the news, […]

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How Financial Advisors Can Use Social Media to Build a Brand

by on October 09, 2019

Most advisors know they should be using social media, but running a successful advisory business requires dealing with a lot of moving parts. When you’re handling a client crisis or slogging through the daily routine that comes with managing a team of financial professionals, it can be easy to let something like posting on Twitter […]

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How Advisors Benefit from Having an In-House Legal and Compliance Team

by on October 02, 2019

Having legal support is essential for any kind of business, but in today’s uncertain regulatory landscape, it is especially important for financial advisors to have access to trusted legal professionals who can help them stay on top of the ever-changing rules of the industry. While many RIAs outsource this service, HighTower advisors have the advantage […]

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3 Ways Advisors Can Make Market Volatility Their Friend

by on September 18, 2019

After a decade-long bull market, concerns about slowing global growth, trade wars and a possible recession has clients understandably on edge. But, while clients may be focused on the negative aspects of rising volatility, advisors can use current market uncertainty as an opportunity to not only optimize their client’s portfolios, but to also foster closer […]

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3 Ways to Build a High-Performing Advisory Team

by on September 11, 2019

What’s the difference between a group and a team? In his keynote speech at the 2019 HighTower Advisor Summit, Jon Fussell, former Navy Lieutenant and founder and CEO of Patriot Leadership Development, asked attendees to consider this question. According to Fussell, while any collection of people who have regular interaction and frequent contact with one […]

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Succession Planning 101: How to Build a Foolproof Plan

by on September 04, 2019

Whether you’re an advisory group looking to scale or a firm principal nearing retirement, finding the right strategic investor for your business has implications for the future of your client relationships, your practice and your own personal wealth. Firm owners interested in finding the right strategic partner should consider what they can do to make […]

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How Operational Support Helped One HighTower Practice Grow

by on August 28, 2019

Advisors want to take their businesses to the next level. But that aspirational growth can be hindered by the day-to-day challenges of running a business. At the 2019 HighTower Advisor Summit, advisor Patrick Fruzzetti of HighTower’s The Rosenau Group spoke at length about how HighTower’s infrastructure and service teams have helped the group grow. (Watch […]

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