Jean-Philippe Lemay explains why the firm added close to 80 years of industry experience with three key additions
New numbers on commissions appear to back the concerns of embedded commission advisors worried a wholesale move by the industry to the fee-based model would hurt clients.
With 12-17% annual returns, it’s an exceptionally successful blueprint for investing, but advisors say their clients are getting in the way of their efforts to duplicate it.
Having all your eggs in one “proprietary” basket hasn’t necessarily been bad for one of the most sophisticated investors in this country.
A larger-than-life advisor credited with single-handedly elevating the reputation of private capital markets may have just compromised the entire sector’s reputation with investors.
Stats Canada’s January numbers suggest that those in wealth management could face a more difficult time in the months ahead than their insurance and banking counterparts.
Clients facing a CRA review often look to lay blame somewhere – but advisors using the right kind of software rarely have anything to worry about, says one tax expert.
There’s growing indication that even dyed-in-the-wool embedded commission guys are actively bringing fee-based accounts into their books, according to new data that charts the growth of that compensation in the run up to CRM2 implementation.
With two days left until the nomination process closes, advisors still have time to chime in. In the meantime we’re delighted to announce some of the sponsors for WP’s June 5 extravaganza.
Opponents of the Ontario Registered Pension Plan say that it’s just a blanket approach, and one advisor piled on, saying the plan will her hurt small to medium business owner-clients and could cost jobs and force hiring delays.
WP was lucky enough to be in the same room as Dr. Woody Brock last week when the famed economist spoke to a small group of invited guests about the investor’s valiant search for yield; it’s not going to be an easy one.