The biggest obstacles to building a billion-dollar RIA

The goal for most advisers is to increase the size of the firm, both in assets under management and the number of employees. But as the late rapper Notorious B.I.G. once said, "Mo money, mo problems." The Alliance for Registered Investment Advisors, a think tank of entrepreneurs behind some of the most successful RIAs, discussed the setbacks of building a billion-dollar firm at the TD Ameritrade National LINC conference Thursday. The panelists agreed that growth requires talented employees, but finding and hiring the right people is often one of the hardest challenges. Read More