Author: Chris Hamm

IFP announces termination of LPL contract

Officially launches independent broker-dealer Tampa, Fla. May 22, 2019 – Independent Financial Partners (IFP) has announced the official termination of their contract with LPL Financial (LPL) today, and that the firm has begun the process of transitioning to its new independent broker-dealer entity. Leaving LPL with more than 200 financial professionals and thousands of client …

Basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Financial Professionals

We’ve all heard the same spiel from a self-proclaimed marketing expert at a conference. There, engulfed in dim, fluorescent lighting, a person on stage casually ran through their PowerPoint presentation where you may have heard the acronym SEO accompanied by the words “Content is King”. The marketing world is filled with these individuals, often claiming …

Hiring the Right People at the Right Time

In an industry driven more and more by technology, automation, and artificial intelligence, success still hinges on something very tricky: ?humans. Ugh, humans; we’re a mess. We bounce back and forth in a never-ending cycle between failure and success, mediocrity and greatness, logic and delusion, and just about every state in between. We come in …