He joined his partners to break away and do things on their own terms.
The Seamless Solution to Becoming an RIA
Advisors that are considering the RIA model all have different goals, ambitions and needs. The questions they have are different too. Will clients follow me? How do I transition thousands of accounts? Do I have to start my own firm to become an RIA? At TD Ameritrade, we’ve created a flexible process that’s designed to meet your specific needs and ambitions. This guided process takes the guesswork out of transitioning, helping ensure your business reflects the vision you set out to build for yourself and your clients.
We’ll help you
Thinking of becoming an RIA, but unsure of the financial implications? Learn more about the potential benefits with our RIA Economic Evaluator.
Become an RIA in
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.
Many Advisors delay making the switch to the RIA model out of fear that they'll lose clients. Learn how to communicate your transition to clients and continue your relationship in independence.
Choosing to become an RIA involves a lot of decisions—but having a road map makes them easier to manage. Read this guide to learn about key milestones in independence.
Keeping up with laws and regulations is something you'll need to be aware of as an independent RIA, but it's not unmanageable. Learn more from industry leader Blane Warrene in this article.