She knows that the right operations professionals can help advisors provide a seamless customer experience.
Our best advice
Your custodian isn’t your only resource, however. Network with peers already in the RIA model to discover their ups and down as they transitioned and grew. Be sure to ask them about their custodian and find out what they like and dislike most about the partnership. Once you’ve gathered enough information from current RIAs, you should feel more confident going into your own transition. We found that with the proper insights, jumping into the RIA model was simpler than we thought—we only wish we would have done it sooner!
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From choosing the right business model to helping your firm thrive after transition, you may have a lot of questions about becoming an independent RIA. Get the answers you’re looking for in our guidebook, Becoming an Independent RIA.