Cash In and Earn-Out

The Importance of An Earn-Out Provision When Buying An Advisory Practice With 10 year SBA loans going for as low as 4.4%, it has become easier for advisors to offer a big upfront check to grease the wheels on an

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Know the Valuation of Your Financial Practice

Financial advisors often determine the valuation of their practice only near the time they plan to exit the practice. Worse, many do not have a solid, objective method for determining that valuation. According to the 2015 Fidelity RIA benchmarking study,

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What Are Your Strengths?

Martin Seligman, Ph.D., noted optimism researcher, has proposed that one of the surest paths to happiness is to know your signature strengths and build your life around them, particularly if it’s in a way that has meaning to you. This

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Transitioning Wirehouses

Transitioning Wirehouses? 5 Tips for Exiting with your Book (and Integrity) in Hand You’ve made the big decision to transition to a new wirehouse. Or, you’re taking the plunge to independent status. Change is good. Now, it’s time to make a

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