• National Financial and Pershing Inactive Fee for 2019

    By westernadmin | Friday, October 25, 2019

    As a reminder, each year, National Financial and Pershing charge an inactive fee for accounts considered inactive between Jan 1 and Dec 31. The Accounts that meet the inactive definition will be charged a $50.00 inactive fee. (more…)

  • Where’s Waldo (oh, we mean CJ!)

    By westernadmin | Monday, October 21, 2019

    CJ is out and about making sure that everyone’s office is up and running at peak efficiency, upgrading networks and switching phone systems over to WIS VOIP network. (more…)

  • Best Wishes to Cesar Corona!

    By westernadmin | Friday, October 18, 2019

    Today is a bittersweet day.  It's Cesar's last day as part of the WIS IT and Cybersecurity Team. But we are excited for him as he has found his dream job: working for a school. (more…)

  • Q4-2019 Advisory Fee Billing is Complete!

    By westernadmin | Friday, October 18, 2019

    Our billing team, Jasmin and Jesus, has completed Q4-2019 billing for our advisory accounts.  Your fees have been posted on M&O and will be paid out on Monday, October 21. (more…)

  • MyRepChat’s Updated New User Guide

    By westernadmin | Friday, October 18, 2019

    MyRepChat platform has been under a constant state of improvement and evolution. While these changes are all meant for the positive, we realize it can be difficult to keep up with technology that is constantly evolving. (more…)

  • Trevor Neil Friday Technical Analysis Surgery Hosted by Refinitiv

    By westernadmin | Thursday, October 17, 2019

    Trevor Neil, MSTA MCSI, has been a trader for over 30 years, having become a commodities trader at Merrill Lynch in the mid 1970’s before going on to work at LIFFE giving technical analysis support to floor traders. (more…)

  • Join CPS Insurance for Happy Hour on Thursday, Oct 24

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    "We're hosting our last Happy Hour of the year at TAPS Brewery & Barrel Room in Tustin. Come connect with the CPS Sales Team and other successful producers just like you - the award winning classic ales, lagers, and (more…)

  • WIS Welcomes Esmeralda Almazan, Non-Licensed Sales Assistant

    By westernadmin | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    Esmeralda Almazan is an Executive Assistant to Evan P. Ocepek handling the operations and servicing the clientele. She is finishing up her last year at UC Irvine as a Business Economics major and has completed a minor in Management. (more…)

  • 2019 Women’s Symposium – Day 3

    By westernadmin | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    The second day of the WIS Women’s Symposium ended with dinner, featuring speaker Tom Burrell of Redwood Mortgage (yes, one of two men sponsors), and special entertainment. (more…)

  • Franklin Templeton Advisor Forum – Thu, 10/17

    By westernadmin | Monday, October 14, 2019

    On Thursday, October 17 at 11:30 AM PST, Gustavo De La Roca and Sly Pusiri will host a timely discussion on how to best manage client expectations amid continued volatility and market skepticism. (more…)

  • WIS Holiday Schedule – Columbus Day

    By westernadmin | Friday, October 11, 2019

    Monday, October 14, 2019 is Columbus Day. The WIS Pasadena office will be open normal business hours on that day. All banks, federal offices and the fixed income market are closed for the day. (more…)

  • Producers Choice Network – The 20/20 Vision Tour, Costa Mesa

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, October 9, 2019

    Every financial professional has a vision for their practice. Knowledge, Communication, and Action is what transforms that vision into reality. How you choose to invest your time in preparing for your 2020 vision will determine the success (more…)

  • 2019 Women’s Symposium – Day 2

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, October 9, 2019

    With over 30 WIS representatives, home office staff, and sponsors gathered at the beautiful Solage Resort and Spa in Calistoga, CA for the inaugural WIS Women’s Symposium, (more…)

  • 2019 Women’s Symposium – Day 1

    By westernadmin | Tuesday, October 8, 2019

    The inaugural WIS Women’s Symposium started with a cocktail hour and outdoor dinner at the beautiful Solage Resort and Spa in Calistoga, CA, which is on the northern end of the famous Napa Valley region. (more…)

  • Advisor Forum Recap: WISDirect

    By westernadmin | Thursday, October 3, 2019

    Today Ellen Shearin, WIS Managing Director, provided our advisors with helpful navigation tips for using, and emphasized the importance of logging in daily. (more…)

  • October 2019 Anniversaries

    By westernadmin | Thursday, October 3, 2019

    Anniversaries are important to us at WIS because it gives us an opportunity to remember why we are all here: (more…)

  • IMO Spotlight

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, October 2, 2019

    Get to Know the Producers Choice Network! PRODUCERS CHOICE       LEARN MORE

  • Pershing RMDs

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, October 2, 2019

    Have you checked what clients are still pending their RMD on Items for Attention? (more…)

  • Inside WIS: Compliance Team

    By westernadmin | Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    In this edition of Inside WIS, our compliance team covers the following topics: Advertising, Registrations, and Firm Element. (more…)