The Fiduciary Standard

A source of much anguish for the brokerage community, new rules could require brokers to answer to the same fiduciary responsibility as advisers.

Typical Investment Industry Compensation Models

There are a few standard sales or distribution models employed by the Broker-Dealer and Investment industries. Each model compensates the broker or planner in a different manner. Though most still incent the broker/advisor to seek out investors with larger amounts to invest.