National Planning Holdings Inc., a network of four independent broker-dealers, is enhancing its practice management resources for its advisors, NPH announced Thursday.

The Advisor Growth Team will use enhanced technology to help NPH’s nearly 3,500 advisors with their strategic planning and communications and marketing programs. The new capabilities also will enable the team to work with advisors on staff development, educational resources and improving financial management.

The team also works with advisors through coaching and assists in succession planning.

“The higher level of practice management support is particularly needed during a time of intensified regulatory complexity for the financial professional community following the finalization of the new fiduciary rule by the U.S. Department of Labor,” NPH says.

NPH’s network of independent broker-dealers includes INVEST Financial Corporation, Investment Centers of America Inc., National Planning Corporation and SII Investments Inc.