Fraud Prevention, Robo-Advisors and Key Takeaways: 2014 T3 Advisor Tech Conference
At T3, the custodians discussed ID theft and wire fraud, "middleware" providers were in evidence and the rise of robo-advisors was acknowledged.
Scott Walchek, CEO and founder of San Ramon, Calif.-based Trōv, has been around the technology block.
Tools to Build Trust and Protect Clients
Trust: I would argue that this one word represents the critical foundation for every client-advisor relationship.
Moving to a New BD or Custodian? Ask These 5 Tech Questions First
Captive technology can trip up an advisor, despite the attractive bells and whistles of your new BD or custodian’s platform.
LPL Adds $360M Team in Oklahoma
Shaw Financial Services moves to the independent broker-dealer from Lincoln Financial.
Broker-Dealer INVEST Signs Equity Bank
INVEST currently supports 150 banks and credit unions and 1,100 representatives nationwide.
Fidelity Clearing Unit to Reorganize, Appoint New Leaders
Fidelity Institutional announced Wednesday that it would reorganize the business due to rapid changes in the financial advice industry.
HighTower Rolls Out Mercer Portfolio Tool
The partnership means advisor teams affiliated with HighTower now have access to institutional-type research for asset management.
Three Is NOT a Crowd in the Cloud: The 2013 TechLeaders Survey
As educational editor of the 2013 TechLeaders Conference held on March 13–15 in Irving, Texas, Beacon Strategies LLC contributed to the conference’s goal of developing thought leadership for broker-dealers of all sizes.
Perfecting Your Tech Image
Here are some areas to think about that can influence how your firm measures up with clients and prospects when it comes to technology.