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5 Critical Functions of the FINRA Firm Gateway

5 Critical Functions of the FINRA Firm Gateway

4 MIN READ 

Let’s be honest, most...

July 01, 2019/by Scott Gill
17 Compliance Tips Every Independent Financial Advisor Should Know

17 Compliance Tips Every Independent Financial Advisor Should Know

8.5 MIN READ

Here at XY Planning...

June 27, 2019/by Ashley Hunter
Compliance Considerations: How Independent Financial Advisors Can Avoid Client Complaints

Compliance Considerations: How Independent Financial Advisors Can Avoid Client Complaints

5 MIN READ 

There are many...

June 03, 2019/by Scott Gill
Identifying and Disclosing Conflicts of Interest: A How-To for Financial Advisors

Identifying and Disclosing Conflicts of Interest: A How-To for Financial Advisors

5.5 MIN READ 

Form ADV Part 2 is...

May 09, 2019/by Scott Gill
How to Create Customized Workflows for Compliance Tasks: A 3-Step Process

How to Create Customized Workflows for Compliance Tasks: A 3-Step Process

4.5 MIN READ 

One of the most...

April 01, 2019/by Scott Gill
One Fee, Two Services: Combining Investment Management and Financial Planning Fees

One Fee, Two Services: Combining Investment Management and Financial Planning Fees

5.5 MIN READ 

A growing number of...

March 07, 2019/by Scott Gill
Six Compliance Considerations for Merging Firms

Six Compliance Considerations for Merging Firms

4 MIN READ 

There are many reasons...

February 07, 2019/by Scott Gill
Three Compliance Goals You Should Set for Your Financial Planning Firm

Three Compliance Goals You Should Set for Your Financial Planning Firm

4 MIN READ 

A new year presents the...

January 10, 2019/by Scott Gill
Viewing Monthly Financial Planning Arrangements Through a Regulatory Lens

Viewing Monthly Financial Planning Arrangements Through a Regulatory Lens

4.5 MIN READ 

As the financial...

December 17, 2018/by Scott Gill
Common Regulatory Obstacles When Using the Monthly Subscription Model

Common Regulatory Obstacles When Using the Monthly Subscription Model

6 MIN READ 

The monthly...

November 15, 2018/by Scott Gill
Compliance Considerations: 5 Things to Know About Books and Records

Compliance Considerations: 5 Things to Know About Books and Records

5 MIN READ 

When it comes to books...

October 18, 2018/by Scott Gill
Accounting for Compliance During the Initial Registration Process

Accounting for Compliance During the Initial Registration Process

5 MIN READ 

A common mistake made...

September 20, 2018/by Scott Gill
Compliance Considerations: Hiring for Your RIA

Compliance Considerations: Hiring for Your RIA

9 MIN READ 

While new RIA owners...

August 23, 2018/by Scott Gill
The Importance of Risk Management for Your Compliance Program

The Importance of Risk Management for Your Compliance Program

5.5 MIN READ 

Many firm owners find...

July 30, 2018/by Scott Gill

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