News & Insights

Goldman Sachs Acquires United Capital

In this episode, our guests discuss if this type of M&A activity is the ‘new normal’ for our industry and what forward-thinking principals and advisors need to know about how this trend could effect their practices and employees. Read More

May 29, 2019

InvestmentNews Article: Look into the prospects for selling your firm, even if you aren’t ready for have never thought about it

Values are high and the entire advisory industry is consolidating. Firms that think they might want to Read More

May 14, 2019

InvestmentNews Article: Digital is the present and the future of advisor marketing

If you’re an adviser, don’t ignore the elephant in the room that is digital marketing, or you might Read More

May 9, 2019

Allworth Financial Announces Agreement to Acquire Blueprint Financial

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May. 9, 2019 – Allworth Financial (“Allworth”), formerly known as Hanson Read More

About the State of the Industry: Podcast Series

Listen to Scott Hanson, Co-Founder of Allworth Financial, as he interviews financial advisory thought leaders about what’s happening today and where our industry is headed tomorrow. Read More

Apr 30, 2019

InvestmentNews Article: Advisory firms’ value is tied to the market’s value

With the stock market hitting all-time highs, many practices are reaching new highs in assets under Read More

Apr 16, 2019

InvestmentNews Article: ‘Retire in place’ doesn’t cut it as a succession plan

Everyone wants to eventually slow down. You’ve earned it. But do it the right way. Our industry is Read More

Apr 2, 2019

InvestmentNews Article: Want to really thrive? Do what you love.

When you began as an advisor, what did you love about it? Has everything changed? Day-to-day grind got Read More

Mar 19, 2019

Part III: Starting a new advisory firm: Selecting technology

Perfectly integrated technology is vital to the success of your firm. Choosing an ideal fit is difficult Read More

Mar 12, 2019

InvestmentNews Article: Part II: Starting a new advisory firm: How to outsource and structure your practice

When starting again, cash flow is key, but so is efficiency. That means quickly and wisely choosing what Read More

Mar 5, 2019

InvestmentNews Article: Part 1: I started a firm in 1993. Here’s how I’d build one in 2019

The most important thing a financial adviser needs is a steady stream of new clients. Yet, although Read More

Feb 6, 2019

Hanson McClain Announces Name Change to Reflect Changing Retirement, Additional Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif., February 6th, 2019 – 26-year old, award-winning independent investment Read More