In this episode Louis Diamond, President of Diamond Consultants shares key considerations for advisors looking at their affiliation options. Louis begins by sharing how the industry has evolved over the years and how that has impacted an advisor’s earning capacity and client service. Next he discusses the independence continuum and the tradeoff between independence and support and how that translates into risk and reward. Louis explains the many factors that can impact an advisors satisfaction with their affiliation and the pros and cons of each channel. He finishes with a discussion about compensation and the implicit and explicit factors that can impact compensation over time.
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Jon Kuttin is a Barron’s Hall of Fame Advisor with 25+ years of experience leading and growing a financial advisory practice. Driven by a mission to build leaders and give back to the financial services industry, Jon launched Kuttin Consulting Group to provide training and consulting services from seasoned practitioners. Jon is skilled at building companies, M&A, leadership, Professional Alliances, Recruiting, and other growth oriented activities. He regular speaks and contributes articles and has been featured in a number of publications including Financial Advisor Magazine. In addition to serving as CEO of Kuttin Consulting Group, Jon serves as a partner in Haydenrock Solutions, a consulting firm helping CPAs build 21st century practices.