Top themes discussed at this year’s TechLeaders Conference included ways to streamline the new account opening process, enhancements to the client experience, marketing automation, and ways to drive efficiencies while increasing advisor productivity.
Technology was top of mind for many advisors at TDAI's conference in San Diego this week, as the firm got to demonstrate the progress it has made opening up its VEO advisor platform to over 40 third party developers.
One of the more interesting sessions at last week’s Fusion Advisor Network conference in Las Vegas focused on “Creating Profitable Client Relationships.” This panel discussion featured successful advisors Kathy Fish of Fish and Associates, Eric Brotman of the Brotman Financial Group and Abby Salameh, Chief Marketing Officer for Fusion.
Fresh off the acquisition of Black Diamond Performance Reporting, Advent Software convened its 25th annual Advent Connect users conference in downtown Boston at the cavernous Hynes Convention Center over three days, September 12-14, 2011.
The top articles from the 2014 issues of the Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) Investments & Wealth Monitor demonstrate the range and depth of content IMCA has become well known for providing....More
Our capital market strategists share their vision on the economy, the equity markets, and the fixed-income markets. IMCA has accepted this program for 1 hour of CE credit towards the CIMA®, CIMC® and CPWA® certifications....More
Economic decoupling remains a prominent theme around the globe as we head into 2015. The divergent paths
seen today are a consequence of how individual countries have dealt with credit imbalances that accumulated prior to the global financial crisis. Recovery prospects continue to hinge on the speed, breadth, and quality of these adjustments....More
When it comes to switching firms, advisors must plan their transition carefully. It requires thoughtful planning, a desire to run and grow your business, and unwavering dedication to do what is right for your clients....More
Research shows that while the average age of financial advisors has gone up, the percentage of advisors that don't have a succession plan in place has gone up as well. Why don't more advisors have a plan, and how can the industry better prepare for the future.
The U.S. corporate high yield market has grown from $250 billion to a $2.4 trillion industry. High yield has proven to be a solid asset class for investors, over time producing comparable returns to the S&P 500 with approximately half the volatility....More