Ep. 159: How to Measure Client Meeting Quality with Jim Callan, Econiq
Come on in and sit back relax, you’re listening to Episode 159 of the WealthTech Today podcast. I’m your host, Craig Iskowitz, founder of Ezra Group Consulting and this podcast features interviews, news and analysis on the trends and best practices all around Wealth Management Technology. Our topic this month is Advisor Experience. We’re talking […]
#ItzOnWealthTech Ep 37: Improved Views of Industry Data with Jean Sullivan
“We’ve developed methodologies that provide our clients with views on industry data that don’t currently exist.” — Jean Sullivan, Head of Research, Ezra Group Consulting Jean Sullivan has over 15 years of industry experience. She began her career with Cerulli Associates, then went on to launch her own firm, Dover Financial Research. She patterned with […]
#ItzOnWealthTech Ep 7: Best Practices in Broker-Dealer Technology with Aaron Spradlin & Billy Oliverio from United Planners
“We were able to speed up our development and delivery of solutions to our advisors by not trying to be the center of the universe, which is where a lot of broker-dealers were spending a lot of money.” — Aaron Spradlin Aaron Spradlin is the Chief Information Officer at United Planners Financial Services. He received […]
#ItzOnWealthTech Ep 1: Joel Bruckenstein’s highlights from the T3 Advisor Conference
“Our industry is still evolving. The entrepreneurs and innovators can’t just rest on their laurels. When they see an opportunity to do something exciting they just want to jump on it.” — Joel Bruckenstein Joel Bruckenstein, CFP® (@fintechie) is publisher of the T3 Tech Hub and the producer of the Technology Tools for Today (T3) […]
Top 10 WMToday Posts from 2018
From Wealth Management AI, Winners of WealthTech, Conference Summaries and Stranger Things in the wealth management technology and digital banking industry, here are the top ten posts of 2018.
Is BlackRock-Envestnet Deal a Tipping Point for Lite Financial Planning?
What’s the best way to get financial planning functionality into the hands of more advisors? Standalone applications, like MoneyGuide Pro and eMoney Advisor, or “lite”financial planning functionality built directly into wealth management platforms? This tug-of-war has been going on for the past few years and it looks as though we might have reached a tipping point. BlackRock […]
8 Cool Tamarac Updates from the Envestnet Advisor Summit
Creole cuisine, bead necklaces and Saints football at the Metrodome are three things that I come to my mind when I think of New Orleans. But last week, my thoughts were firmly focused on the Envestnet Advisor Summit, which was held in The Big Easy for the first time. With over 1,500 attendees, Envestnet’s client conference is […]
Stranger Things Are Happening to Financial Planning Software
Financial planning software is dead. Long live financial planning software! Everyone knows if you want to create financial plans you need a financial planning application and if you want to open accounts, trade and run compliance you need a wealth management application. That’s the way it’s always been. These two previously separate systems have recently begun […]