Pathfinders: The 2015 SMA Managers of the Year
It's not easy to “beat the market” when it comes to investing on behalf of your clients, but it's even more difficult to do so consistently by following rigorous research-based quantitative processes and qualitative intellectual capital.
Envestnet Offers Digital Tool to Battle Robo-Advisors
The Advisor Now portal is designed to help advisors deliver comprehensive “wealth management services where and when clients want them,” said Envestnet CEO Jud Bergman.
Envestnet Acquires FinTech Company Finance Logix
Envestnet will continue to support Finance Logix's standalone financial planning software model for existing and new clients and will create a new, integrated platform.
How We Picked Them: The 2015 SMA Managers of the Year
Choosing the annual SMA Managers of the Year takes several months and culminates in a live awards ceremony at the Envestnet Advisor Summit in Chicago, which this year will occur on May 7.
Honoring Investment Managers Who Shine in Rainy and Sunny Times
When advisors outsource their investment management, the strategists they employ should post healthy performance numbers.
Honoring SMA Managers Who Shine in Rainy and Sunny Times
Finalists for the 11th annual SMA Managers of the Year awards are listed here; winners will be announced at Envestnet Advisor Summit in May.
In a Tech Merger, Don't Panic
The first quarter of 2015 was busy for technology companies that serve advisors, as many were acquired or sold a significant portion of their company.
Morningstar’s iPad App Aimed at ETF, Mutual Fund Investors
New apps, data integration offers more access and information to users.
How Advisors Can Be the Next Disruptors
Financial advisors needn’t fear the ravages of disruptive technology, Jud Bergman, Spenser Segal and Eric Poirier say.
Securities America Wraps Up $2.5B Insurance Acquisition
The latest deal brings the IBD to more than 200 advisors and an OSJ that sells variable insurance products.