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Is Going Independent Right For You?

New regulations, fee compression, and fiduciary obligations are posing increasing challenges for financial advisors. How can you stay a step ahead in a changing world? Many of your colleagues are deciding to go independent, which allows them to deliver a greater variety of innovative services for clients….

Published: August 11, 2010

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Regulatory Requirements, Logistics and Challenge of Conducting an Effective Field Audit Programme

The way that financial services works is changing rapidly. Unlike many industries that undergo rapid change, financial services are highly regulated and must consider those aspects of its business when accommodating change. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has heightened awareness of these concerns, especially where remote offices are involved. In the light of the upheaval of established norms, this paper will…

Published: November 12, 2021

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Private Advisor Group Earns Repeat Recognition as one of Barron’s Top RIA Firms in the U.S.

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 20, 2021 / Private Advisor Group, one of the leading Registered Investment Advisors in the U.S., is pleased to announce it’s been named a 2021 Barron’s Top 100 RIA Firm. Earning a seventh-place ranking, Private Advisor Group has continually secured a top 10 position since 2019.  Known for its multi-dimensional RIA model, the firm serves advisors seeking to grow alongside…

Published: October 20, 2021

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Andrew Komarow Recognized as an InvestmentNews 2021 Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award Winner

MORRISTOWN, NJ, September 23, 2021, Private Advisor Group, one of the largest and fastest-growing independent wealth management firms in the country*, nominated Andrew Komarow, founder of Planning Across the Spectrum, as an InvestmentNews 2021 Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award winner. Komarow, along with 14 other individuals, were named as “see it be it” role models and selected from…

Published: October 7, 2021

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Phishing Awareness Training is More Important Than Ever

By Phil Coniglio, Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer / It seems that every time you read the news, another organization has suffered a data breach. One of the most effective ways for attackers to gain unauthorized access to an organization is through a phishing attack. Verizon recently shared its 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR).  After examining over 5,000 confirmed breaches, Verizon found that phishing remains one of the...

Published: October 12, 2021

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Your Annual Financial Practice Checkup

By Jim Perhacs, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer / When at-home and work priorities are constantly shifting, especially during summer and back-to-school months, it can be easy to overlook what’s happening in the office. Much like you schedule regular checkups at the doctor or maintenance on a car, we recommend an annual financial practice checkup. The Private Advisor Group team sat down with our Chief Operating Officer, Jim Perhacs,...

Published: September 2, 2021

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So, We Meet Again: Going Back to the Office

By Anne Mortera, Director of Advisor Growth & Engagement / In 2021, more than 25% of the American workforce is expected to continue to work remotely[1] – but many are starting to phase back into the days of commuting, being in a physical office space again, and business travel is starting to pick up. As we inch closer to returning to the office, select professions like financial services, where many...

Published: July 28, 2021

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