Posts Tagged ‘Financial Advice’

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Optimize Your Call Center and Financial Advice Methods with AI

Previously, I discussed artificial intelligence (AI) and the benefits it can have when transforming retirement services. In this next post, I look at call center optimization and how AI provides an in-depth look into financial advice. Call Center Optimization Call centers are a necessary evil for financial services organizations, and none feel the pain more […]

Robo-advisors [Trend To Watch]

The benefits of robo-advisors are clear: trustworthy and affordable financial advice for everyone, regardless of net worth. Although some may debate what role robo-advising will play in wealth management, it’s hard to imagine a world without it. Ever since the evolution of the internet and the widespread adoption of digital devices, customer expectations have changed […]

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Future Of Robo-Advisors

There’s no question that the core function of managing money in a heavily regulated industry is difficult and expensive. New companies with robo-advising technology will need to learn how to navigate the regulatory landscape, making it critical to collaborate with traditional wealth management firms. From a bank’s perspective, robo-advising remains critical in terms of servicing […]

World View Of Robo-Advisors

Depending on where investors are located in the world, investor behavior is vastly different; therefore, robo-advising may play a different role depending on the region. Some counties are more conservative and prefer traditional forms of wealth management services, while others are much more comfortable with investing on their own. The World Economic Forum conducted research […]

Replacing Traditional Wealth Management Offerings With Robo-Advisors

Robo-advising will likely never take over wealth management, but there are certain elements it could replace. For example, tax-loss harvesting and digital account opening can be streamlined through technology and automation. Any tasks that serve as barriers to receiving services should be accomplished by machine. Financial advisors should instead do more of what they do […]

The Relationship Between Wealth Management Companies And Robo-Advisors

Many robo-advisors are thriving with growing customer bases. Not only are they flourishing, they’re partnering with – and in some cases being acquired by – traditional institutions that offer wealth management services. Take UBS, for example. The company’s wealth management division recently formed a strategic alliance with SigFig, a robo-advisor that will help develop solutions […]

How Traditional Wealth Management Companies View Robo-Advisors

As much as they are disruptors of sorts, traditional banks view robo-advisors as healthy. They represent a challenge for incumbents, one that will ultimately result in better customer experiences. Financial institutions believe that the foundation of what they do is not going to go away; however, it puts pressure on them to focus on the […]

The Robo-Advisor Climate

The benefits of robo-advisors are clear: trustworthy and affordable financial advice for everyone, regardless of net worth. Although some may debate what role robo-advising will play in wealth management, we’ve reached a point where it’s hard to imagine a world without it. Ever since the evolution of the internet and the widespread adoption of digital […]

What Are Robo-Advisors?

While your clients may have never obtained advice from traditional wealth management companies, the times are changing through the introduction of robo-advisors. Unlike traditional human-to-human financial advice, robo-advisors provide personalized, automated financial advice based on algorithms. They work without the need for human intervention, making such advice cost-friendly and ultimately eliminating common high-net-worth membership figures. […]

A Brief Review Of Wealth Management

According to Investopedia, wealth management is a “service that combines financial/investment advice, accounting/tax services, retirement planning, and legal/estate planning for one fee.” While that definition is an oversimplification of the term, it’s safe to say that wealth management has historically been a service for high-net-worth individuals. For purposes of our conversation, note that Investopedia indicates […]

Robo-Advisors Are Changing The Wealth Management Landscape

The wealth management industry is undergoing a serious transformation with traditional methods of providing financial advice being disrupted by new and innovative forms of technology. With the unprecedented widespread adoption of the internet and digital devices, customer expectations have changed. Clients expect a flawless customer experience that requires businesses, products, and services to be available whenever and wherever they want. It’s that simple. Companies […]

Funny Fiduciary Rule Video Surpasses 4 Million Views

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a brief overview of a new rule the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently finalized. While it’s certainly nothing to laugh about, comedian and host of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” the man himself, John Oliver, was able to make light of it. In fact, as of […]