Here are the Most Read Stories of 2019: Financial Advisor IQ
January 1, 2020 by FA-IQ Staff
The last year of the decade was a year of big stories for RIAs and broker-dealers. And the biggest story of 2019 was RIA heavyweight Ken Fisher being accused of ‘horrible’ comments at an exclusive industry conference. Over 11,000 readers heard about this marketing faux pas from reporters Mrinalini Krishna and Rita Raagas De Ramos. And when Fisher apologized, another 8,000 readers tuned in.
Remuneration is top of mind for advisors in a world of fee pressure and belt-tightening. No surprise then, that the most-read wirehouse story of the year was Miriam Rozen’s exclusive breaking news of Merrill Lynch confirming it was freezing its 2020 comp grid. We broke the news just weeks before the wirehouse formally unveiled its 2020 FA compensation grid.