The Kehrer Bielan team has spent nearly 100 collective years in this industry. We want to help this industry continue to grow and prosper, just as it has helped us. And we hope that the research we conduct helps point the way. To give back, we have launched the Kehrer Bielan Highlighter to share some of our most important findings, insights, and commentary.

 

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Recent Highlighters

Needed: Better Tracking and Reporting

By now you are neck-deep in planning and budgeting for 2023. What metrics are you managing to as you look to the year ahead? Revenue growth? Assets? Profit margin? From our perspective, the core objective of the investment services unit inside a bank or credit union...

Can We Really Tell if Financial Planning Boosts an Advisor’s Production?

You’ve all met this guy, at an industry conference or at the bar afterwards.  Perpetual sceptic.  “I don’t see that doing more planning helps an advisor sell more.  I know lots of top producers who do no planning, and advisors who do lots of planning but are middling...

Which of Your Clients Are You at Risk of Losing?

Most consumer-facing companies ask about the customer satisfaction of every transaction. According to Larry Cohen, director of the Consumer Financial Decisions’ (CFD) MacroMonitor Survey, apparently, there is a constant need to make sure the company is receiving good...

Needed: Better Tracking and Reporting

By now you are neck-deep in planning and budgeting for 2023. What metrics are you managing to as you look to the year ahead? Revenue growth? Assets? Profit margin? From our perspective, the core objective of the investment services unit inside a bank or credit union...

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“The Scary One”

Why the Findings of the Annual Industry Checkup Are Downright Frightening The financial institution investment services and insurance community enjoyed its best year in recent memory in 2021, as the nation shook off many of the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic....

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Are You Adding Financial Advisors?

At the fall meeting of the Kehrer Bielan Leadership Study Group in Chapel Hill, Tim Kehrer reiterated the case for increasing financial advisor headcount.  “Again and again we find that adding financial advisors is the most promising runway to increasing investment...

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