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AK In The News: For Advisors, Regional B/Ds Are The Goldilocks Model

I was asked to write an opinion piece for Financial Advisor IQ (A Financial Times Service) on the relative merits of regional broker/dealers versus the competition – larger B/Ds as well as the independent or quasi-independents. Contact me if you would like a copy of the entire piece.

To summarize though, overall. regional B/Ds have done quite well since the financial crisis, helped by cheaper technology which has allowed them to compete with fewer resources.

To quote from the piece: “Key ways in which regional brokerages are positioning themselves as a happy medium between the wirehouse and RIA models include: