Tools for Financial Advisors
Find expert and insider insights on everything from compliance to marketing. Start, run, and grow your financial advisory firm with confidence—we'll show you how.
Your Firm, Your Terms: How to Start an RIA
Wondering what to expect when starting your own Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) Firm? This step-by-step guide covers all the bases so you can confidently navigate from where you are to where you want to be.
RIA Marketing Funnel Template
Build an RIA marketing funnel with this template, including a checklist of ideas, marketing tips, and more digital marketing advice for financial advisors.
Compliance Manual for starting an Independent RIA
Learn how to break away and start your own independent, fee-only RIA with our step-by-step compliance guide. Prepare, transition, register, and establish your compliance program with ease.
XYPN Member Benefits Directory
Our info-packed directory details official partners, free-for-members services, exclusive opportunities, and additional discounts.
How to Start a Financial Planning Firm
Thinking about starting your own RIA? Use XYPN's All-in-One Checklist to be sure you have everything covered, from taxes to marketing and everything in between.
First Year RIA Budget Template
Curious about the average financial advisor budget? It can be different in your first year. We've lined out all the items you'll need to plan for here.
Lean Launch Guide
Need to launch your firm sooner than expected? This guide will show you how to successfully start a financial planning firm on a shoestring budget.
The Essential RIA Compliance Guide
We've never met a financial advisor without a compliance question. Take a look at this checklist to make sure you're staying compliant as you grow your firm
The First Year Financial Advisor Business Plan
Use XY Planning Network's First-Year Business Plan template to help you create a vision, plan for the practical stuff, and prepare to launch your independent RIA.