All items tagged with: robo advisor

Train for Work in the New Economy: Tax Advice vs Tax Preparation

Posted: September 10, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, Real Wealth Management, Financial Literacy, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax filing, tax advisor, financial education, CE summits, financial advice, robo-advisors, Know Your Client, client-centric strategies, holistic financial planning, tax specialists

What is the difference between a tax preparer or practitioner and a tax specialist? In a word: advice. The tax preparation industry is in the midst of an enormous transformation, and new entrants must educate toward that change. But, why is that and what does that really mean?

Innovate or Die: How “Leadapreneurs” Are Transforming Economies

Posted: November 07, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Planning, DAC, knowledge bureau, relationship management, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, financial advisors, wealth management, financial education, tax professionals, innovative thinking, Millennials, leadership, financial conferences, Canadian conferences, Leapreneur, Jan Bartscht, Jessica Macias, robo-advisor, investors

In one of the most talked-about and ground-breaking sessions at this year’s Distinguished Advisor Conference, futurist Jan Bartscht, brought a stark message to the approximately 200 delegates in attendance:  you must innovate or die in a stark business reality: 40 per cent of major companies will not survive the digital disruptions of the next five years.

Weekly Thought Provoker: Using Robo to Help Your Business

Posted: October 10, 2017
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, financial education, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, future-proof, business development, leadership, artificial intelligence, robo advisor, robo technology, financial services threats, adaptation, business model, financial services specialist, financial services generalist

Robo-advisor technology can be seen as a threat, or an advantage. Adopting a hybrid approach may help your business. Join the conversation on our Executive Business Builders Network and tell us how you feel you can make robo-technology work for you.

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?