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Wealthmanagement.com
Of RetireOne’s EF Legacy Securities broker-dealer purchase, WealthManagement.com journalist Patrick Donachie says the deal “will enable RetireOne to offer greater options for RIAs interested in commission-free insurance and annuities products.” This is especially valuable for former broker-dealer registered representatives who are transitioning from the commissioned-based compensation model to the fee-based model. The significance of the...
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Reporting on the purchase of EF Legacy Securities by Aria/RetireOne, InvestmentNews writes, “the acquisition allows RetireOne to expand its insurance and annuity back-office services for RIA firms, and better assist registered representatives moving their practices to a fee-based model, Aria said in a release.” InvestmentNews also reports that Chief Compliance Officer Rainey Gray has agreed...
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Allison Bell writes in ThinkAdvisor that RetireOne has acquired the EF Legacy Securities broker-dealer from Ric Edelman’s company, Edelman Financial Engines. She notes that the Sunnyvale California-based Registered Investment Advisor sold only the broker-dealer, which was formerly based in Henrico, Virginia. The broker-dealer purchase bolster’s RetireOne’s insurance and annuity back office capabilities, and better positions...
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The broker-dealer purchase accelerates growth and boosts RetireOne insurance and annuity back office capabilities San Francisco, Calif. – November 13, 2019 – RetireOne®, the leading independent platform for fee-based insurance solutions, has purchased the EF Legacy Securities broker-dealer (“EFLS”) from Edelman Financial Engines. The acquisition expands RetireOne’s capabilities to better serve RIAs with additional flexibility...
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Choice
In a recent InsuranceNewsNet article writer Katie Thompson cites a 2018 Global Atlantic survey that confirms what we’ve learned over the course of the last few years: Financial Advisors prefer to work with a platform of multiple annuity solutions from multiple providers. Indeed, an overwhelming 96% of respondents to the survey indicated that they would...
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A recent private letter ruling (“PLR”) offers tax relief for the annuity-owning clients of registered investment advisors. Issued by the IRS in August, the ruling allows fee-based advisors who manage client assets in non-qualified annuities to bill from them directly without creating a taxable event. Because of the positive impact on client experiences, many financial...
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Flat-fee variable annuity Elite Access Advisory IISM, income-focused Perspective Advisory II® va, and zero-surrender-charge fixed indexed annuity Marketprotector AdvisorySM from Jackson National were added to the RetireOne platform and Emile Hallez covered the deal for “Ignites.” Noting the growing demand for fee-based insurance and annuity solutions among RIAs, Hallez writes that awareness of these zero-commission...
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Jackson to offer advisory variable and fixed index annuities through RetireOne platform San Francisco, Calif. – Sept. 4, 2019 – RetireOne®, the leading independent platform for fee-based insurance solutions, and Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (“Jackson®”) announced a new strategic alliance to bring the carrier’s popular advisory annuity products to fee-only advisors through the independent...
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If you’ve worked in financial services for the past 20 years, or you follow financial media, you might think that Baby Boomers were the only American generation. Indeed, most of us regurgitate the dog-eared ‘10,000 Boomers turn 65 every day’ stat the way elementary students dispassionately recite the Pledge of Allegiance. With so many children...
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Since occupying Vanguard’s Chief Executive seat in January of this year, Tim Buckley has been quick to assert his leadership and begin building a legacy. Most recently they’ve announced partnerships that will expand their reach into China, a venture into private equity, and the shuttering of their annuity business.  Writing in RIABiz about all of...
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