Top 3 Advisor Challenges for 2015: Advisor FinTech, Regulation, Differentiation
Post-robo technology arises, a surprise new regulatory issue comes to the fore and fat-and-happy advisory firms faces the crisis of differentiation.
Tax Loss Harvesting: Beware of Unrealistic Expectations
Once an end-of-year tradition, tax loss harvesting can now be done year-round, and more efficiently. Beware of unrealistic expectations, however, especially from robo-advisors.
Vanguard’s Robo-Offering: Good for Advice, Bad for Advisors
Expert Michael Kitces weighs in on the pros and cons of the industry giant's latest plans.
Schwab’s Advisor, Retail Chiefs Talk Wealth Management
Bernie Clark of Schwab Advisor Services and Terry Kallsen of Schwab retail speak of Generation Now, robos and referrals.
Fidelity Partners With Robo-Advisor LearnVest
Deal will give Fidelity IWS, National Financial advisors ‘preferred pricing’ and educational tools to reach ‘emerging’ and mass affluent clients.
Schwab Impact 2014 in Pictures: Bettinger, Bernanke and (Not) Bush
With record attendance and high-profile speakers, Schwab’s annual shindig for its RIAs delivered.
3 Reasons Robo-Advisors Are Taking Off
Robo-advisors have proliferated, but why? Bill Doyle of Forrester Research gave three reasons during a Schwab Impact session.
Schwab’s Bettinger, Clark: RIAs Must Evolve; Robos in ‘Top of the First’
Welcoming attendees at biggest-ever Impact, Schwab CEO and RIA chief explain robo-advisor strategy and call on RIAs to embrace the challenge of “Generation Now.”
Fidelity’s Durbin: Betterment Deal Keeps Advisors ‘Front and Center’
Co-opting a robo-advisor like Betterment Institutional also provides an opportunity for RIAs to segment client base, says head of RIA custody unit.
Top-Performing Firms Have Raised Fees: Tibergien
If you can demonstrate value to your clients, says Pershing Advisor Solutions CEO, then you can charge fees for services, not just on AUM.