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Brooke Southall: We all live in glass houses and RIABiz is no exception -- especially when you ask for criticism.

RIABiz gets some intense third-party feedback loaded with affirmations and a few wake-up calls
A Huffington Post column and our first-ever survey help define just what a pure online publication for RIAs should look like

Monday 6.23.14
Brooke Southall: By using 'robo' we say to snippy entrepreneurs: Take your cutesy website, your fancy VC backing, your geeks and your Harvard, Stanford or MIT degree and go back to your ivory tower.

Why I find the term 'robo-advisor' objectionable and unhelpful
In the end, all good advisors will likely be both bionic and biological and terms of art creating a false distinction are unhelpful

Tuesday 4.1.14
Brooke Southall: No client ever walked in the door saying they were looking for efficiency, per se.

What the RIA Hippocratic oath would look like -- in plain English
As advisors we Do the Right Thing naturally -- don't we? Thinking through what it means to be a truly trusted go-to money M.D.

Monday 1.6.14
Jason Lahita: We marketing mavens had determined to tweet until our fingers bled.

How a Twitter 'storm' extended the MarketCounsel Summit from hundreds to thousands of people and showcased the potential of tweets
A PR team discovers the value of the ubiquitous social media tool but also the perils inherent in sending your 140-character stream of consciousness through the ether

Friday 1.3.14
Brooke Southall: There are only so many flavors of trust, integrity and character.

The 10 biggest threats to the RIA business heading into 2014
The fiduciary planning model is taking shots from every angle but the jugular looks inaccessible

Friday 12.27.13
Simba talked the veterinarian out of it.

Christmas comes early in Maine and a veterinarian reminds our family of the highest professional conduct
Simba was set for her 'appointment' but it was too soon for our hearts and the dog doctor's, too

Friday 12.27.13
Franklin Tsung (with Tim Welsh to his right and Andy Wang to his left) : This puts the direct purchase option out of reach for the average advisor.

Salesforce rolls out giant product, pricing changes -- a virtual doubling for the direct-sold version that could price out some mainstream RIA practices
As part of a big revamping, Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff will make CRM work on mobile but it may now cost twice as much for the comparable direct-sold product

Thursday 11.21.13
RIABiz has put its hub in a quiet place, Mill Valley, conducive to thinking.

RIABiz turns four -- and readership grows another 39%
Our Mill Valley-Indiana-New York-Berkeley-Toronto-based website continues to grow by concentrating on substance and by eliminating toxic distractions

Thursday 7.25.13
He arrived with an urgent need to know whether he should buy bonds headed into 2013 -- and if not, why not.

What I witnessed at an RIA office that helped me understand the rewards the business provides
An exacting client left a trail of advisors in the dust before finding an RIA that understood just what he needed

Thursday 1.3.13
Even San Francisco isn't the same when New York is under the weather.

What we know about Sandy at RIABiz
The quiet is deafening

Tuesday 10.30.12
Brooke Southall: Roll-ups can look as different as Great Danes and lhasa apsos, but we can all agree that these two breeds are both very much dogs.

Why the term 'roll-up' should stay in the RIA vocabulary
It's a short term packed with tall meaning

Tuesday 10.16.12
Brooke Southall: There are words and phrases used by RIAs that can subtract as much as they add in conversation.

We're better than this: The 10 words and expressions that should be expunged from the RIA business
The RIA business separates itself by putting people first so let's cut the corporate-speak

Thursday 10.11.12
New York not the center of the RIA world? Fuhgeddaboudit!

Why the slow-evolving metro New York area is still on course to be the capital of the RIA business
The city's sheer wealth and jungle-like powers of regeneration alone mean that it can stomp San Francisco

Wednesday 8.8.12
In its third year, RIABiz moved out of this houseboat and into dog-friendly office space

RIABiz turns three after experiencing big growth and its fair share of growing pains
It was a year of saying 'yes' to esteemed RIA business visitors to Mill Valley and saying 'no' to a world of distracting 'collaborators'

Friday 8.3.12
When the fog lifts, San Francisco has a case to make.

Why the San Francisco Bay area is almost certainly the capitol of the RIA business
Companies like Schwab, Advent-Black Diamond and Salesforce are based here for starters -- but big wealth managers and lots of open-minded rich people clinch the matter

Monday 7.23.12
Independence doesn't have to be thought of in terms of bayonets and bandages, or does it?

Dynasty fetes its RIAs with bottles of bubbly on the Fourth -- but with an anti-revolutionary message
Popping a cork to celebrate newly independent advisors is a grand idea. But is it revolution or evolution?

Thursday 7.5.12
Brooke Southall writes where quiet and caffeine abound.

RIABiz has its second birthday and reaches new milestones
The strategy remains the same - growth by good articles

Wednesday 8.17.11
My RIABiz office for the holiday season is right in this Portland, Maine district where retail sales are rebounding

RIABiz wishes you a relaxing holiday to rest up for an exciting New Year
It's slushy weather now but skies are expected to clear

Friday 12.24.10
Look for RIABiz coverage of a major study on the industry Wednesday. Also to come: an in-depth look at a big custodian's technology investment.

What articles are brewing at RIABiz
A sweeping RIA study and big RIA technology are in our spotlights

Monday 8.30.10

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