Executive SummaryWelcome back to the 115th episode of Financial Advisor Success Podcast!My guest on today’s podcast is Hilary Hendershott. Hilary is the founder of Hendershott Wealth Management, an independent RIA based in San Jose, California that oversees nearly $75 million of assets under management.What’s unique about Hilary, though,...
Executive SummaryDespite the financial services industry’s ongoing efforts at improving racial diversity, only 3.5% of CFP professionals are black or Latino … a revealing statistics for not only the underrepresentation of people of color in the industry but that simply trying to expand awareness of financial planning and...
Executive SummaryEnjoy the current installment of “weekend reading for financial planners” – this week’s edition kicks off with yet another round of warnings from the SEC at a recent compliance conference that they continue to scrutinize hybrid RIAs for whether they’re using the appropriate (lowest-cost) share class for any...
by Jessica Wunder, CFP®, RICP® March 8, 2019 This year’s International Women’s Day campaign theme is #BalanceforBetter, “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”.  It is a time to applaud the progress of women’s achievements around the world. However, even with incredible progress, women face unique circumstances when approaching retirement. Women Live...
Executive SummaryOne of the many changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was the repeal of miscellaneous itemized deductions through 2025… which was especially concerning to many financial advisors, as it included the elimination of the deduction for investment advisory fees! Of course, the...
Executive SummaryWelcome back to the 114th episode of Financial Advisor Success Podcast!My guest on today’s podcast is Dennis Moseley-Williams. Dennis is the founder of DMW Strategic Consulting, a boutique consulting firm that works with financial advisors in how to design and deliver a great client experience.What’s unique about...
Executive SummaryWelcome to the March 2019 issue of the Latest News in Financial Advisor #FinTech – where we look at the big news, announcements, and underlying trends and developments that are emerging in the world of technology solutions for financial advisors and wealth management!This month’s edition kicks off with the...
Executive SummaryEnjoy the current installment of “weekend reading for financial planners” – this week’s edition kicks off with a fascinating study from Morningstar, which finds that, even as financial advisors increasingly frame “behavior management” as a key value proposition, consumer research ranks “helping me control my emotions” as dead last amongst...
Executive SummaryIn a world where it can take as few as 50 great clients to build a successful advisory practice, many seasoned advisors have been able to build a business around a small group of clients who they like to work with (and who like them in return)....
Executive SummaryWith the ongoing commoditization of asset-allocated portfolios, there is an increasing focus on adding value to clients outside of the portfolio itself… which, in the context of the retirees that most financial advisors serve, means going beyond just retirement portfolio management and liquidation strategies. For many advisors,...