Financial Services Firms’ Reputation Still Shadowed by 2008 Crisis
The 2008 financial crisis continues to shape negative consumer views of the financial services firms.
Paul Ryan: What to Expect if Trump Wins, GOP Controls Congress
House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses six agenda items Republicans would pursue if the party retains control of Congress and wins the presidency.
Digital Client Onboarding: A Key Step Toward Wealth Management Platform Growth
Aite Group describes the increasingly important role of automated client onboarding for financial advisors.
Top Portfolio Products: Global X, Nuveen Add ETFs; Financial Engines Expands Services
Global X introduces three tech ETFs while Nuveen adds bond ETF focused on additional yield.
Betterment Played Favorites With Clients After Brexit Vote: Massachusetts Regulator
The regulator is unhappy with the unequal treatment of Betterment’s retail and institutional clients during the firm’s trading halt following Brexit.
Compliance Support for DOL Fiduciary Rule Next Big Advisor Need: Cogent
Advisor education may be important for firms as much for assuaging fears and easing confusion as for compliance, new research from Cogent says.
U.K. Official: No Brexit Negotiations This Year; U.S. Groups Want Transition Period
A British official overseeing trade policy told a SIFMA symposium that the U.K. will “definitely not” begin the process of exiting the EU before year end.
5 Robo-Advice Myths Busted
The robo-advice market is not “human vs. technology,” it’s about helping advisors do their jobs better.
Envestnet’s Bergman: Robo-Advisors, Automation Critical for RIAs’ Success
Bergman makes the case that a robo-advisor plus a human advisor equals better client outcomes.
Betterment Renames, Restructures Its Advisor Platform
Betterment Institutional becomes Betterment for Advisors and will offer ETFs from Vanguard and ETFs from Goldman Sachs.