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Advisors Get Investors Better Returns, Global Report Finds

Posted: October 03, 2017 VIA: Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, TFSA, Evelyn Jacks, rrsp, financial advisors, Canadian economy, wealth management, wealth managers, tax education, financial education, value proposition, high-net-worth clients, Real Wealth Manager Program, World Wealth Report, millionaires, investment success, stock market, investment returns, portfolios

There are more millionaires in the world than ever, according to Capgemini’s World Wealth Report 2017, and those whose portfolios are overseen by wealth managers achieved robust gains of 24.3 per cent on average — far exceeding benchmark performance.

Intergenerational Wealth Transfer: Protecting Family Wealth for the Future

Posted: September 08, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Real Wealth Management, Tax Planning, Financial Literacy, Estate Planning, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, relationship management, succession planning, Evelyn Jacks, trusts, wealth transfer, inheritance, financial education, Millennials, Baby Boomers, high-net-worth clients, family wealth, intergenerational issues, intergenerational wealth transfer, asset management, investment plans, loan agreements, heirs, Generation Y, Real Wealth Manager Program, financial course

It’s a well-known fact that the next decade will see an enormous amount of money transferred from one generation to the next in Canada. According to a 2016 CIBC study, there is $750 billion at stake. Your clients, and your high-net-worth clients in particular, will be looking to you to help them preserve their family wealth, if they aren’t already.

Will Robo-Advisors Threaten the Future of Your Financial Services Business?

Posted: September 01, 2017 VIA: Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Tax Planning, investments, relationship management, retirement planning, financial advisors, wealth management, tax advisors, financial services, investment advice, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, financial advice, future-proof, robo-advisors, value proposition, artificial intelligence, cyborgs, high-net-worth clients, complex financial issues, customer relationships, holistic advice, growing your business

As a financial advisor, you rely on technology to do your job effectively, but it’s also a disruptor in the industry these days. Robo-advisors are a force to be reckoned with, offering automated services that provide low-cost advice. Are they turning financial advice into a commodity? Will you be priced out of the market? How can you compete with robo-advisors?