Browsing articles in "Advisor Differentiation"

3 Lessons to Win the Day (and Maybe Some Business) with Your Next Client Event

Dwight D. Eisenhower was right: “Plans are nothing. Planning is everything.” If you want to host an event to thank your clients (or get new ones), make sure you do your homework first.

Read More...

Virtual Advisors: The Robo Threat is Real

Dec 6, 2016

You’ve heard me say before that robos are good for advisors. The advice pie has become bigger and the players either have new or bigger slices. It’s been sunbeams and rainbows all around – until now.

Read More...

How Hosting a Charitable Event Can Strengthen Bonds with Clients

When you think about hosting an event for your clients, a pretty standard list of ideas probably comes to mind. But what if you planned an event that would not only benefit your clients, but your community? That would be a gift that keeps on giving.

Read More...

Multi-generational Planning: How One Advisor Keeps it In the Family

Nov 29, 2016

If your focus is on pre- (and post-) retirees, you are probably only serving a single generation. By bridging the gap between generations with value-added services, you can develop long-lasting relationships with your clients’ entire families.

Read More...

It’s Just a (Budgeting) Phase: Helping Clients with Expense Management

Nov 22, 2016

There’s technology available to help your clients through whichever budgeting phase they happen to be in. Some may put you front and center; others may have you playing a consultative role (and showing off some cool tech). But advisors should understand all the different models, even if you don’t have an active role in the implementation.

Read More...

Back to the Future (Wealth Advisor): Where Will You Be in 5 Years?

Nov 17, 2016

The times (and your clients) they are a-changing. So come gather around, advisors, wherever you roam. It’s time to rethink your business model so you can survive and thrive. (And apologies to Bob Dylan.)

Read More...

Budgeting: Don’t Avoid it, Tailor it to Your Client

Budgeting – it’s a cringe-inducing word, no matter how old you are. But advisors can play an important role in your clients’ decision-making process, if you incorporate it into your financial planning process. The key is applying the most appropriate budgeting process to fit your client’s financial life stage.

Read More...

A Thanksgiving “Thank You” that Stands Out

You appreciate the trust your clients have placed in you. Have you made a point of showing them that you are grateful for their business? This week, guest blogger Dan Richards describes how some Canadian advisors took a personal (and philanthropic) approach to giving thanks.

Read More...

Preparing for What’s Next with the Rapidly Evolving Investor

Oct 25, 2016

Here’s the good news: core investor values and attitudes have not changed. But investor behaviors have started to shift pretty dramatically. How can advisors prepare for the rapidly evolving investor?

Read More...

By Popular Demand: Why Consumers Will Change Advisors’ Product/Market Approaches

Technology is helping wealth and asset management firms make customization easier and cheaper by the day. Add to that changing consumer demands, and it’s a perfect storm – and the perfect opportunity to grow your business. That is, if you are willing to rethink your product and market approaches.

Read More...

Subscribe

Categories

Recent Tweets