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Death of the Commission Model? RIA’s Moving On From Old Pricing Models

Article for financial advisor/RIA channel for TheStreet.com – – – Need advisors/RIA’s and industry experts to comment on trend of advisors moving away from commission-pricing model, and toward fee-based models (only 5% of RIA’s still use commissions, a new study says.) What’s the benefit of user, annual or retainer fees? Why are RIA’s so down on commissions? Do compliance regs play a role? Are commissions gone for good? Why or why not? Requirements: Financial advisors, RIA’s, Wall Street experts, investors, regulatory experts.