An ongoing debate among investment advisors and their clients centers on value: creating it, preserving it, and perpetuating it. Each faces a different challenge: Advisors are tasked with delivering worth to their clients, and clients need to understand what they can expect for the dollars they spend. Learn more about the pillars, or sources, of advisor-created value that can be quantified.
Research in collaboration with SS&C Advent found that financial advisory firms that invest strategically in technology, and make the most use of it, tend to outperform other firms significantly on a number of financial and productivity measures. This document explores how technology is transforming the client experience for investors and how firms are positioning themselves to capitalize on this trend.
Millennials think and act differently about money and investing than their parents’ generations. In fact, they invest much like their grandparents—cautious, conservative, and over-allocating their portfolios to cash. Millennials also pose a burden for their Baby Boomer and Generation X parents, who fear their children will never find financial independence. But advisors can play a role in helping Millennials and their parents put their families’ financial futures on firmer ground. In this white paper from Nationwide, learn how changing Millennials’ beliefs and behaviors about investing can help them become more comfortable with risk and seek the returns required to find their own path to financial independence.