I’m a newer Registered Investment Advisor with my financial planning and investment advisory business officially coming online in 2015.  I’ve been in financial services for close to 30 years, and I have seen all types of financial practitioners.  There are many financial advisory models that serve different types of clients, focus on different types of…

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What does it mean to be a fiduciary?   Registered Investment Advisors (RIA) are required to follow the standard of fiduciary duty when working with clients, which is a legal standard that stockbrokers and other agents of broker/dealers are not required to follow. The fiduciary standard was established as a result of the Investment Advisors Act…

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