Transitioning as a Team

Not a trend,
but a movement

The Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) model is attracting more assets—and clients—each year. A record number of RIAs now manage $1 billion or more in assets. Is it your time to declare independence as an RIA?


Download the Forward Momentum white paper

Go beyond the hype. Learn what top industry experts are saying about the Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) movement. Discover the advantages, from advanced products and technology to customizable client experiences. And explore the highly evolved RIA support network that can help your team transition, thrive, and—ultimately—redefine the financial advisor industry.

Experience the rise of the RIA

Immerse yourself in the breakaway movement. Explore the latest developments, and dive into key issues and insights from those who’ve successfully transitioned.

Quadrant Private Wealth: Resources to help us succeed

Independence doesn’t mean alone. Learn why this RIA chose Schwab as its custodian and tapped Focus Financial Partners to set up operations.


Concentus Wealth Advisors: Resources to help us succeed

Concerned about running your own business? See why one firm turned to Schwab and Dynasty Financial Partners to power their independence.


Why RIAs are the future of financial advising

Momentum has shifted to the RIA. Discover why more investors demand a client-first approach and why RIAs are well positioned, as they strive to be trusted fiduciaries.


All signs point to the RIA: 5 reasons top-performing teams are breaking away

Offering new opportunities, resources, and support, the RIA model can serve the evolving needs of advisors and their clients. In response, advisor teams are moving to independence at an inspiring rate.


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