October 29, 2019 | Media Mentions
Although most IBDs did quite well last year, Securities America, near the top at #3, is one of only two of the 10 fastest-growing IBDs also listed on Financial Planning magazine's 10 largest...Read More
September 24, 2019 | Media Mentions
Rather than rushing into acquisitions, it pays for younger advisors to be aware of the M&A best practices that can be particularly helpful for under-40 professionals in this industry, many of whom are approaching such transactions for the first or possibly second time.
Here are a few important takeaways from Securities America's 2019 NxG Conference that younger advisors should keep in mind as they prepare themselves to be successful buyers...Read More
September 10, 2019 | Media Mentions
In September 2018, the inaugural Securities America NxG Conference for next-gen advisors – billed as “not-your-parents’ conference” – brought together 30 advisors under age 40. Attendees split into practice management expert-coached teams and developed business plans to grow their practices by five times in three years.
Securities America is dedicated to increasing the number who join, remain and succeed in the financial services industry and its NxG Conference re-envisions practice management for younger advisors by offering an educational, success-driven event designed specifically for an earlier stage in their careers.
The NxG Conference provides a much-needed educational stepping stone for young advisors’ career paths in the financial services industry. Read more on page 89...Read More
August 07, 2019 | Media Mentions
Advisors today are being challenged like never before to differentiate themselves from competitors by offering unique value propositions. With technology evolving, client expectations expanding and product offerings looking more alike across firms, it’s increasingly critical for advisors to capitalize on every opportunity to strengthen and deepen relationships with existing clients while adding capabilities that will appeal to new ones. One such opportunity may be right under advisors’ noses due to significant demographic shifts that are adding years or even decades to clients’ post-career lives — and fundamentally changing the nature of retirement.Read More
August 06, 2019 | Media Mentions
With 728 female reps, Securities America ranks second in terms of percentage of producing reps who are women.Read More
June 17, 2019 | Media Mentions
Ladenburg Thalmann introduced a new initiative at the 2019 Seattle National Conference to support women and NextGen advisors. Three Securities America-developed programs form the core of the initiative, including the Super Women’s Summit, Link to the Future, and NxG Connect Study Group.Read More
June 12, 2019 | Media Mentions
When it comes to continuity planning, the good news is that more advisors have begun to develop written plans to protect their practices and clients in the event the advisor is unable to manage the business due to a crisis. The not-so-good news is that many of these plans still lack the depth of detail needed to fully protect their firms, employees and clients when the business is unable to operate as usual for any reason.Read More
May 20, 2019 | Media Mentions
AdvisorHub’s Publisher and CEO, Tony Sirianni, sits with established leaders of the largest firms, as well as up and coming disruptors, so advisors can get a sense of how each firm addresses the same issues from different perspectives.
In this spotlight, Tony interviews Gregg Johnson, Executive Vice President of Branch Office Development at Securities America.Read More
April 30, 2019 | Media Mentions
Securities America President & CEO Jim Nagengast has been named one of the top leaders in the financial industry. He has been with the Omaha-based IBD — which works with about 2,600 financial advisors — since 1994. Last year, in his successful bid for a seat on the FINRA board of governors, he was supported by FSI, whose president and CEO Dale Brown called Nagengast a highly visible leader in the financial industry and his community.Read More