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Atria Acquires SCF Securities

Atria Wealth Solutions to Acquire Independent Wealth Management Firm SCF Securities, Inc.

New York, NY and Fresno, CA – January 27, 2021 – Atria Wealth Solutions, Inc. (Atria), a multi-channel wealth management solutions holding company, today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SCF Securities, Inc. (SCF), an independent wealth management firm based in Fresno, CA. SCF was founded in 1992 and serves approximately 150 independent financial professionals. Upon closing, Atria’s subsidiaries in total will represent over 2,500 financial professionals with nearly $95 billion in assets under administration.

Read the full press release at www.atria.com.


Advisors: Before You Renew Your Broker-Dealer Registration

5 Questions to Ask Before You Renew Your Broker-Dealer Registration

Before you renew your registration with your current broker-dealer and begin paying all the fees associated with it — registration fees, regulatory assessments, platform fees, E&O premiums, etc., take a moment to consider your situation.


COVID Impact on Broker-Dealer Service

Has COVID Infected Your Broker-Dealer’s Service Experience?

Has the pandemic pushed your broker-dealer to poor service levels by sending their home office staff to work from home? Longer hold times when you call? Delayed approvals


Keynote Speakers for 2020 SCF Conference

We are excited to introduce these two exceptional speakers who will deliver keynote presentations at the 2020 SCF Conference in Santa Barbara next month.


Broker Dealer Darkness but Not at SCF

Broker-Dealer Darkness. But Not at SCF.

In his article, “The Dark Side of Broker-Dealer Scale: Pain for Advisors” on ThinkAdvisor, recruiter Jon Henschen highlights the fact that big BDs may tout their “services,” even though their service is rarely up to par.

Prospective advisors tell us the same thing in our conversations with them each day.

Henschen makes several points that remind us we are doing things the right way at SCF Securities. Here are a few examples.


Remember September 11

Remembering 9/11

May we never forget those precious lives we lost on September 11. And may we always remember our country’s astounding resilience and bravery. #UnitedWeStand #GodBlessAmerica #September11 #NeverForget


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