Publisher Notes For 5/19/21


Greetings from Digital Wealth News™ !

Friends, today we have a new podcast with guest Eric Satz of AltoIRA, fresh off a capital raise with some big players and here to discuss SDIRAs, we delve into the brilliant technology used to crack the Colonial pipeline hack and hear about the latest news and VC deals in the digital wealth sector here. Read up!

Cindy Taylor, Publisher

  • In this week’s Wealthtech Insider column, Orion’s Rusty Vanneman discusses why model investment strategies can encourage clients to stay tuned in to their financial goals and stick with an advisor over the long haul… assuming the models make sense for what the client needs;
  • Adrian Johnstone, Co-founder and Chief Commerical Officer of Practifi, discusses how role-based information management has already been embraced by the legal and medical industries, and is now equally appropriate for advisors in this week’s Fintech Corner column;
  • Bill Taylor of Entoro Wealth updates us on the markets this past week and movement in gold, S&P 500, BTC & ETH (his current favorite) in The Taylor Report (5/18/21).

We finish out the week with more great original content from the DWN editorial team and contributors, including the following posts…

Episode 12 – How Modernized Self-Directed IRAs Help Democratize Retirement 

In this episode, host Dara Albright and guest, Eric Satz, Founder and CEO of Alto IRA, discuss how modern Self-Directed IRAs (SDIRAs) are democratizing retirement planning by providing all Americans with the ability to add non-correlated alternative asset classes to tax-advantaged accounts. The single greatest – and free – investment tool is also disclosed. Discussion highlights include:

  • How SDIRAs offer wealth building opportunities for “not-yet accredited investors”;
  • How SDIRAs have evolved to accommodate micro-sized alternative investments; 
  • Why alternative assets belong in retirement vehicles;
  • Three reasons most retirement savers are underweighted in non-correlated assets;
  • Trading cryptocurrencies without tax consequences; 
  • Why RIAs are looking to ALTO for clients’ crypto allocation;
  • How to open a cryptoIRA account.

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Bad Guys Unmasked
Like a paperback whodunnit, the story behind the Colonial Pipeline hack reads like a spy novel covering multiple continents across the globe

The Week in Digital Wealth (5/18/21)
We continue our new series with a snappy round-up of all the top news and research info out this week in the digital wealth sector

Future Crypto Regulations Take Center Stage in Wealth Management
Crypto is on a roll across the wealth management space, as more FIs, B/Ds and RIAs explore how to offer crypto-based financial products and strategies

Top 5 VC Deals of the Week in Digital Wealth (5/19/21)
This week we included a new sector, govtech, as these platforms include revenue monetization for local governments and see more deals out of India

Fintech Luminaries – Meet Damon Deru of AdvisorPeak
For the next feature in this series, we’d like you to meet Damon Deru, CEO of portfolio management platform AdvisorPeak

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