• Western International Welcomes Peter Bennitt

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Join us in welcoming to Western International our new advisor, Peter Bennitt.  Peter is doing business as G2 Capital Advisors through Brill Securities in New York.

  • The Options Clearing Council Lunch and Learn

    By westernadmin | Saturday, March 25, 2017

    Western hosted a successful lunch & learn on March 21 with Eric Cott, Director of Financial Advisor Education for The Options Industry Council. Attended by several advisors, Eric discussed the benefit of options and strategies and how different strategies can benefit...

  • Join Us – Lunch & Learn   Hosted By Westland Financial Services

    By westernadmin | Friday, March 24, 2017

    Please join Westland Financial Services for a Lunch & Learn on April 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Come hear about some innovative income planning strategies with details on key solutions you can start using now and learn more about solving...

  • Rinaldo’s Cyber Corner Silverlight Issue Workaround

    By westernadmin | Saturday, March 18, 2017

    If you're one of the Firefox users who just updated your Firefox browser to the newest version, you might be having difficulties running Silverlight. A lot of modern browsers such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge have stopped supporting plugins like...

  • Please join Western for lunch in Pasadena with The Option Clearing Council

    By westernadmin | Friday, March 17, 2017

    Please join Western International and Eric Cott of the Option Clearing Council on March 21 2017 from 11:30 – 1:30 PM in Pasadena for an important discussion about options and how different option strategies can benefit your client’s existing portfolio....

  • Western International Welcomes Ara Bahadrian

    By westernadmin | Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Western International is pleased to welcome our new advisor Ara Bahadrian.  Ara will be working out of Doug Waisner's branch office in Westlake California. 

  • Error and Omissions

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Western recently sent the annual E&O insurance notification for the period of March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018.  Your response is required by March 23, 2017. Please see the attached for the details >>>   2017 Error and Omissions Insurance...

  • You’re Invited:   CPS & John Hancock Vitality Day

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Please join the CPS Life Sales Team & John Hancock Friday March 17, 2017 9:00 – 1:00 PM at CPS Insurance Services as they discuss the John Hancock Vitality Program, an innovative life insurance solution that rewards healthy living. Learn...

  • Beneficiary Form Report Available

    By westernadmin | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    Western is excited to make two Beneficiary reports available to you to help you collect the missing beneficiary information on your converted NFS Premier IRA accounts. While Western will be pushing this report out to you on a weekly basis...

  • Turbo Tax on MyStreetscape Portal

    By westernadmin | Saturday, March 11, 2017

    In response to client inquires, Western International Securities is pleased to announce that we have activated the MyStreetscape portal to Turbo Tax.  Effective immediately, any client with a MyStreetscape account will be able to connect with the Turbo Tax software...

  • Western Tahoe Symposium

    By westernadmin | Friday, March 10, 2017

    The Tahoe Symposium hosted by Western International started off with a dazzle ski day for participants at Northstar California Resort on Wednesday followed by a welcome reception later that afternoon. The symposium kicked off today with product sponsor as well...

  • Wedbush Custodial IRA Fee

    By westernadmin | Thursday, March 9, 2017

    For 2017, the Wedbush Custodial IRA fee, the billing statements will be part of the March 2017 monthly statement mailing. The deadline for the IRA fee payments will be extended to April 30, 2017, and will be indicated on the...

  • Tech Blog:  Chrome 56 Scrolling

    By westernadmin | Tuesday, March 7, 2017

    If you're accessing Wealthscape with Chrome browser, you might experience your browser scrolling your account list up and down by itself.  No, it’s not magic…its Chrome 56. In Chrome 56 this functionality is turned on by default.   Here's the workaround: Cut and...

  • NFS – Year-end Rollup Statement CD-ROM

    By westernadmin | Saturday, March 4, 2017

    National Financial offers advisors the option of ordering a Year-end Rollup Statement CD-ROM. The Year-end Rollup Statement CD-ROM contains copies of all monthly statements. The CD Rom is produced for a calendar year (January through December) and is available to...

  • Rinaldo’s Cyber Corner Tax Time Means Primetime for Cyber Thieves

    By westernadmin | Saturday, March 4, 2017

    Hi Everyone! It’s tax time and that means primetime for cyber thieves.  According to the Federal Trade Commission, there was a nearly 50 percent increase in identity theft complaints in 2015, and the biggest contributor to the surge was the...

  • Correspondent Firms Were Not Issued Any of the Snap Co. IPO

    By westernadmin | Friday, March 3, 2017

    Western has been notified from the underwriters that no shares of the Snap Co. IPO will be allotted to the correspondent firm levels. This includes Western International.   Please notify your clients that submitted indications of interest.  Clients can begin putting...

  • Western International Welcomes Charito Pickett

    By westernadmin | Thursday, March 2, 2017

    Join us in welcoming to Western International new non-registered assistant Charito Pickett the Western International team.  Chad joins as assistant to Jim Biddle in Sand Diego doing business as The Securities Center, Inc.