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To financial advisors: Get started with social media

In our last blog post, we highlighted the important reasons why advisors need to get going and get visible on social media channels. Most importantly, to ensure that the lifeblood of future growth – referrals – are coming in.

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Posted in Advisors, Social Media, Technology, Uncategorized, Wealth Management and Financial Planning

The Case for Social Advisors

The one thing we know to be true about success in wealth management is that success is grounded in relationships. Despite the hype around robo advisors and the big technology disruptions that ebb and flow, people with more complex portfolios

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Posted in Advisors, Social Media, Technology, Wealth Management and Financial Planning

$10 Million Gitch: Record SEC Fine Highlights Critical Role of Technology

The fallout from last year’s botched Facebook IPO continues. Nasdaq was recently fined a whopping $10 million by the SEC due to systems failings—the largest ever imposed against an exchange. The culprit: Nasdaq’s kludgy technology, which relied on systems that

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Posted in Compliance, Social Media, Trading, Trends

Survey Says… The 2012 Asset Management Survey

The Advent Users Group recently released the 2012 Survey of the Asset Management Industry. Now in its sixth year, this comprehensive survey provides insights into operations and compensation best practices. It’s a valuable resource for benchmarking your firm’s operations. Among

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Posted in Asset Managers, Social Media, Trends

Twitter Comes of Age

In recent weeks, Twitter has won greater legitimacy as a channel for financial communications. While business use of social media has skyrocketed, adoption by the financial services industry has lagged due to compliance concerns. But all that appears to be

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Posted in Advisors, Compliance, Social Media, Trends


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