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SEC exam sweep reveals adviser cyber-efforts
Most advisers are assessing electronic security, but approaches and frequency vary widely.
Tech employed as client service
Technology is often meant to improve efficiency, but see how one firm's focus on improving its tech has also improved client service.
Cybersecurity a major priority in independent broker-dealers' 2015 tech budgets
Preventing hack attacks is a big concern for independent broker-dealers heading into next year based on their planned technology spending.
Small and midsize advisory firms not targeted by cybercrooks
Though data breaches are rare, state regulators worry they are on the uptick, and firms are preparing.
Ready to engage robo-shields. Make it so.
Report recommends advisers reconsider fees and boost client experience in battle with robo-advisers.
Catching the next technology wave
The convergence of broadband wireless, Internet accessibility, smartphones and all the services that get wrapped around them is dramatically changing the way consumers interact with businesses and vice versa. Known as the “mobile Internet,” this fourth major technology wave is creating ...
Wells Fargo Advisors names mobile and online chief
American Express and J.P. Morgan Asset Management vet McConnell tapped to lead new position at WFA Digital.
Getting serious about how you use mobile technology
As smart phones and tablets become the norm, winging it no longer makes the cut; you need policies and procedures for running a mobile business. Here are some tips.
How to grow an advisory business with technology
Tech may not drive an adviser's profitability, but it's essential to building a practice
How technology is transforming financial advice: Schwab's Hathi
Mobile lifestyles, evolving models and new competition for the delivery of advice are driving big changes in the RIA business.
Biting the tech bullet
Despite scarce resources, advisers are increasingly boning up on technology, or hiring young employees more comfortable with it.
Survey results draw a picture of tech-savvy advisers
Leading trends include greater use of compliance software, a re-balancing response to robo advisers and figuring out mobile.
Robo startup will work with advisers exclusively
UpsideAdvisor.com's platform is designed to attract mass affluent interested in low-cost investing, but who may also want access to advisers' investment advice.
Advisers seek balance between client service and automation
Effective communication takes place when the receiver interprets the sender's message in precisely the fashion in which the sender intended it, according to The American College's “Fundamentals of Financial Planning” textbook.
Teaming up takes 24/7 pressure down
Talk about client expectations in the age of always-on connectivity. Milad Taghehchian, a wealth management adviser with Pioneer Wealth Group, recalls a client who needed help one weekend setting up a surround-sound system at her home. She texted an associate at Mr. Taghehchian's firm and asked her