Wealthtech Insider (5/12/21)

In an industry where personal relationships are the backbone of how advisors interact with many clients, the value of a CRM is central to the service provided by an advisor and their team. Forrester Research found that of companies who use a CRM, 74% of them report better customer relationships. You can draw your own conclusions, but the evidence supports that a good CRM plays a pivotal role in growth and building long lasting relationships with clients.

Fintech Corner (5/12/21)

The word “integration” is so commonly uttered by technology providers and writers that it’s become the corner square on the fintech BINGO board, but they describe something incredibly important to advisor technology said Glenn Elliott, CEO & Co-Founder of Practifi, because today a coherent, comprehensive set of integrations are key to improving and scaling a wealth management business.

Fintech Luminaries – Meet Lori Hardwick of WealthTech

For the next feature in this series, we’d like you to meet Lori Hardwick, one of the predominate voices in Fintech today. Her background includes executive roles at Envestnet (Group President), Pershing, a BNY Mellon Company (COO), and Advisor Innovation Labs (Co-Founder). Lori has a consulting business as CEO, WealthTech, for RedRock Strategic Partners and is also on the Strategic Advisory Board for Genstar Capital. She is currently serving on 4 corporate boards in the financial services industry including Cetera Financial Group, Orion, Riskalyze and Vestwell.

Publisher Notes For 5/5/21

Friends, today we have a great new podcast that will help RIAs better capitalize on crypto, we delve into a new data offering for institutional investors and poke a little fun at Janet Yellen for good measure, plus much more. Check it out!

The Taylor Report (5/4/21)

The CME Group introduced micro BITCOIN futures Sunday evening (1/10 the size) and within one day (today is Tuesday) volume has already surpassed the BIG futures.......could be a lot of selling in the BIG futures and buying the micro futures(??)

Wealthtech Insider (5/5/21)

The role of an advisor has shifted rapidly in recent years. Investors no longer approach them to “beat the market” or to perform the kind of stand-alone asset management that has quickly become commoditized in our industry. Now, our clients need our help to get them to their financial goals.

Fintech Corner (5/5/21)

Over the past two decades as clients and the financial industry itself shifted online, advisors embraced education and learning as a powerful tool capable of attracting new prospects, transforming existing prospects to clients and keeping current clients engaged

Fintech Luminaries – Meet Tony Petrilli of Orbis Systems

Meet Tony Petrilli of Orbis Systems and View Trade Holding Corp., whose subsidiaries are the backbone to some of the largest fintech platforms, institutions, broker dealers and RIAs in over 20 countries on 4 continents, providing them with the infrastructure, and direct, cost-efficient access to the U.S. markets.

The Taylor Report (4/27/21)

Be cautious. The SEC has a new Chairman (Gary Gensler) so expect new regulatory oversight........Should be good, and welcome, but the uncertainty is overhanging..........a BITCOIN ETF?....odds are good but what will be the "rules?"

Publisher Notes For 4/28/21

Friends, we have some GREAT content for you to read today! My personal favorite involves the tall tale of a New Jersey deli (and yes, there is a fintech tie to this piece inasmuch as we're talking about publicly traded company, shockingly). Here's a recap of our latest content posted for our readers this week!