News, Vision and Voice for
the Advisory Community
advertisement

Content tagged "Randy Long"



Randy Long: I think Schwab's only real interest in the 401(k) space is to capture rollovers.

As Schwab edges closer to letting RIAs in as 401(k) middlemen, leaked details suggest to some that the firm still marginalizes the advisor
Though RIAs technically gain a seat at the Schwab index 401(k) table, they still don't have much say about how assets get invested

Thursday 10.8.15
Marcia Wagner: I don't want obnoxious crap like that in my contract.

Why exactly DOL's latest action is so shocking to so many brokers -- and even ERISA lawyers -- despite years of warnings
Brokers managing IRA assets never imagined they'd need to make a written promise to do right by investors

Monday 4.20.15
David Stofer: At SageView I had to sell and service clients....I want to be a consultant.

How Mariner Holdings is angling to become a $3-billion 401(k) company overnight by co-opting a local SageView office
The $40-billion RIA/asset manager plans to combine $2 billion from Randy Long's RIA to $1 billion of existing 401(k) assets

Tuesday 10.21.14
J. Fielding Miller: We were talking a big game, and he wanted to see results.

How uncomfortable questions from prospects led a 'small' $12-billion 401(k) advisory RIA to finally say yes after eight years of rebuking overtures from a $120-billion AUA RIA
With the purchase of DCAdvisors, CAPTRUST emerges as a bigfoot player in a consolidation-bound industry

Tuesday 9.16.14
Bob Reynolds: We think that two plus two equals six. We want to be the best in this space.

Fidelity's old 401(k) mastermind, Bob Reynolds, gets a merger, a promotion and a stronger hand to compete with his old employer
With Great West and Putnam joining 401(k) units, there may be a dividend of critical mass and synergy

Thursday 3.27.14
Fred Reish: It doesn't look good.

How the future of the 401(k) industry may hinge on the outcome of a lawsuit brought by Fidelity employees against their own company
The legal case is built on a Fidelity-only funds menu but the Boston 401(k) king intends to show these participating employees got a sweet, fair deal that went beyond DOL mandates

Thursday 10.17.13
Ian Ayres has stirred up a serious hornet's nest from New Haven.

401(k) industry flummoxed over Yale professor's 6,000 'threatening' letters to plan sponsors
The eclectic academic says he'll go public targeting alleged 'high-cost plans' as sponsors flood phone lines of advisors and recordkeepers and Brightscope is drawn into the fray

Thursday 7.18.13
Randy Long: Being willing to serve in a fiduciary role has had a major impact in the growth of the firm.

10 most influential individuals in the 401(k) industry affecting RIAs in 2012, Part 1
Cataclysmic changes are in store RIAs advising retirement plans -- here's who's building up and advocating for this vital sector

Thursday 1.3.13
Dorann Cafaro: We should be worried.

Big chill: Worried RIAs and other 401(k) leaders gather in Chicago in hopes of saving the goose
It's no sacred cow like Social Security and the industry image is laboring because saving rates, returns, hidden fees and enrollment levels are none too great

Tuesday 10.23.12
Randy Long: We've talked to them. I've decided I'd just rather go after their clients rather than their advisors.

How a $12 billion RIA grew to $20 billion in less than a year by raiding 401(k) accounts from legacy players
Randy Long boasted that he'd pick off the big boys' clients and came through with the help of a crack team of 12 young turks

Wednesday 9.26.12
Jason Roberts: The broker wants to make sure the advisor isn't taking the clients to lunch.

Why brokers from Nationwide, LPL, Merrill Lynch and others are giving RIAs a cut of their 401(k) action
RIAs and brokers alike are wary of the fox-in-hen-house effect but DOL is creating strange bedfellows

Tuesday 5.29.12
Terrence Morgan: It wouldn't surprise me if people are stalling and hoping that Phyllis Borzi is fired.

Report of a possible delay in DOL's fee disclosure rule sparks apprehension among advisors and industry observers
Advisors say they can't comply with the rule until they know what's in it but one delay could lead to another

Thursday 1.5.12
Mike DiCenso: If there are no funds to be recovered from the fiduciary should something go wrong then there is no risk mitigation and protection.

Do 401(k) assets require all fiduciary care all the time?
Steve Winks and Mike DiCenso engage a in a back and forth with big ramifications

Friday 11.18.11

From the RIABiz Directory »

The Industry Sourcebook for RIAs



Browse All Archives


2016


    February
    January

2015


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2014


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2013


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2012


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2011


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2010


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2009


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August

Most Emailed Stories »

 Mark Egan: Holding brokers to a fiduciary standard over the period 2008-2012 would have increased investor returns by as much as 2.73% per annum.
5 shares
Part II: Tick, tick ... How FINRA tramples on 'settled' principles of the Supreme Court, and even Adam Smith, in its sanctification of two-hatted advice

Justin Wisz: It's the same type of tracking Google has on you and me ... If we had that, we'd have the Holy Grail.
3 shares
Vestorly makes play for RIA browsers with $4.1 million of VC funding -- tiptoeing past prowling issue

Steve Dunlap: One of the things I was always so outspoken about was the engineering was great but the user-interface and the experience was something that could have been better.
3 shares
Ex-Lockwood CEO Steve Dunlap takes on role at FolioDynamix after being a customer with a bone to pick

ETF.com's Dave Nadig [l.] warned that unchecked growth could exacerbate liquidity issues in the high-yield bond market.
3 shares
An advertiser's chats from the Inside ETFs event and the Vanguard-versus-the-world chess match they depict

Naureen Hassan's departure from Schwab did not necessitate a replacement nor did she take anyone's place at Morgan Stanley -- unless you want to say she replaced Greg Fleming.
1 shares
What exactly to make of Morgan Stanley poaching robo-talent Naureen Hassan from Schwab on the heels of Greg Fleming's departure


Get the RIABiz Today
Email Alert »