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    LPL shakes up Fortigent HNW consulting group

    Once restructuring is completed, the company expects $3 million in annual savings after taking $9 million charge to move Fortigent unit to corporate headquarters in Charlotte, N.C.

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    LPL to cut bonuses to employees, top management

    Top executives at the firm are among those facing smaller bonuses after a year of discouraging financial results.

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    Another key executive departs LPL

    Brain drain at nation's largest IBD continues as top East Coast recruiter plans to take a new position at an insurance company-owned broker-dealer.

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    10 developments to watch in the independent broker-dealer industry in 2015

    Advisers and their independent broker-dealers saw movement last year in regulation, investment products, business strategies, retirement vehicles and more. Here are 10 of the hottest topics, which are sure to continue to evolve as the year unfolds.LPL strapped with compliance chargesLPL Financial,

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    LPL picks up $520 million hybrid firm from Wells Fargo

    Goss Wealth Management switched firms as it hopes to build out a 'wirehouse lite” in the Gulf South region

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    Two big developments in retirement planning grab advisers' attention

    Social Security and annuities make news, LPL's regulatory headaches continue, and the rest of this week's must-read stories for advisers.

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    The regulatory hits keep coming for LPL Financial

    The rest of this week's must-read stories include Betterment's robo-adviser for humans, big changes afoot in Social Security, and a focus on picking the right alternatives for clients

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    Two high-profile adviser terminations take center stage

    This week's must-read stories for advisers include employment drama at LPL and Merrill, Bill Gross speaking out, and a renewed push for more women in advice.

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    LPL to weigh in on tax reform with new federal policy push

    Nicole Petrosino, LPL's new head of federal government relations, outlines the firm's agenda, including getting advisers in front of their own elected officials

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    LPL wants bigger voice in Washington

    The independent broker-dealer is set to open a public affairs office in the nation's capital in response to increased federal regulation.

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    Helping advisers unlock their full value

    "Time is precious. So it is important to lead a meaningful life." This lesson was delivered with tremendous power to over 5,200 attendees at our firm's annual focus 2014 conference, held recently in San Diego for our clients, sponsors, employees and guests. The messengers on this occasion were Bob

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    $450 million hybrid RIA network launches with LPL

    Financial Advocacy Network, a collective of 13 advisers with $450 million in assets, is hoping to grow to $1 billion in five years

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    LPL's chief investment officer reads market tea leaves

    Burt White is sticking to his previous call that stocks will produce 10% gains in 2014, with room potentially to move slightly higher.

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    LPL's chief market strategist resigns

    The indie B-D behemoth is facing more turnover at the top, this time among its team of investment management professionals.

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    How will LPL's new tech platform measure up against the competition?

    Questions remain about whether ClientWorks will be on par with other third-party open architecture platforms for advisers.