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HighTower’s Marc Cabezas on HighTower’s Marketplace Differentiators and The Ideal Partner Firm

by on August 07, 2019

The wealth management industry is at an interesting inflection point, as advisors in the independent space search for more than just capital. HighTower’s Executive Director of M&A Marc Cabezas says this is exactly what differentiates the firm: HighTower has far more than capital power to bring to the table. In an interview at the 2019 […]

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Richard Saperstein on HighTower’s Strength, Growth and Evolution Over the Years

by on July 24, 2019

From its start during the 2008 financial crisis, to its evolution into the RIA growth enabler it is today, Richard Saperstein of HighTower’s Treasury Partners has seen the firm through nearly every phase of its existence. “I’ve watched the firm move through its iterations to what I would consider to be a remarkable place right […]

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Speaking Without Words: How Advisors Can Harness the Power of Nonverbal Communication

by on July 17, 2019

“Working with thousands of advisors on a yearly basis, I can tell you that advisors know how to tell a story,” said Kristie Van Leeuwen, a body language expert, certified behavioral analyst and founder of PeopleReader, Inc. “But I often see them delivering their message looking defeated, depleted or fatigued.” In a presentation at the […]

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5 Exciting Ways Women Are Changing the Face of Finance

by on July 03, 2019

Women are notably underrepresented in the financial advice industry: according to InvestmentNews’ groundbreaking 2018 study, Defining the ‘Female Effect’ on Advice, just 34 percent of U.S.-based financial advisors are female. Yet, according to Lauren Pearson of the Somerset Advisory Group, this mighty minority is poised to have a significant impact on the advisory business moving […]

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The Augmented Advisor: What the Future of Tech Means for The Future of Financial Advice

by on June 26, 2019

The emergence of AI and machine learning technology is already changing the face of the industry. While many may worry about what the rise of the robo means for the future of financial advice, the reality is this: Far from replacing human advisors, new technology is actually enabling advisors to do their jobs more efficiently. […]

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HighTower’s Abby Salameh on Brand Building, Bandwidth and Holding Yourself Accountable

by on June 19, 2019

Marketing is a tricky business – one that’s especially hard to keep up with while running a successful advisory practice. Between client work and time-consuming back-office operational tasks, many RIAs simply don’t have bandwidth to focus on utilizing the latest marketing trends and tactics. Chief Marketing Officer Abby Salameh’s number one suggestion to advisors looking […]

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4 Lessons for Investing in Human Capital

by on June 14, 2019

HighTower advisors focus on helping their clients make sound investment decisions and plan for the future. When it comes to investing in themselves, effective advisory businesses use that same knowledge and experience to make smart hiring, management and compensation decisions. At the 2019 HighTower Advisor Summit, HighTower’s Head of Advisor Success, Greg Fink, hosted a […]

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4 Creative Business Growth Ideas for RIAs

by on June 04, 2019

What are advisory groups doing to find new leads and jumpstart their growth? At the 2019 HighTower Advisor Summit, CMO Abby Salameh moderated an engaging discussion on business development and growth. Panelists Alev Lewis of Acacia Wealth Advisors, Greg Sarian of Sarian Strategic Partners and Jeff Leventhal of HighTower Bethesda offered creative solutions to common […]

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