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Advisers ignore 'responsible investing' at their own risk

November 17, 2017

Financial advisers might be missing a big asset-gathering and client-satisfaction opportunity if they aren't familiar with the nuances of "responsible investing" trends, according to Marcus Valesco, managing director in the Wealth Management...

Giving to charity, the millennial way

October 10, 2017

I am a millennial and an adviser – a combination becoming more common each year. Even so, professional colleagues looking to reach a younger client base regularly ask me how to attract and better serve my often-misunderstood generation. The...

Millennials' financial habits and priorities differ from Gen X, boomers

April 19, 2017

Advisers who want to serve millennial clients need to focus on helping them plan for what's most important to them and should work to resolve generational misperceptions about finances that could sink their likelihood of success. More so than...

Millennials like blend of robo and human advice, though skeptical of advice generally

March 30, 2017

Younger investors increasingly prefer a blend of robo and human advice, even though many don't trust computers or human advisers enough to take their advice without consulting someone else first. According to a survey of 1,300 investors by the...

XY Planning Network launches TAMP for young investors

August 29, 2017

The XY Planning Network created a technology platform for members to help them provide client service the way younger investors demand: digitally. The turnkey financial planning platform unites online onboarding for clients and robo-adviser...

Millennials design the financial service that would get them to invest

May 5, 2017

The advisory firm of the future will provide the nation's 92 million millennials with digital services that most advisers can't really imagine today. But adviser technology provider Envestnet asked about two dozen college students to conceive...

Guess who's saving the most: Millennials

May 19, 2017

One-third of millennials are saving 20% or more of their salaries and they are putting financial freedom ahead of retirement savings as their goal, according to a new survey. Sixty-three percent of millennials (18-34 years old) are looking to...

Millennials to financial advisers: #DoingitWrong

April 13, 2015

As a millennial who works in the financial services industry, I can tell you with complete certainty that financial advisers need to comprehensively change their business models and practices if they want to gain and hold individuals in my generation...

XY Planning Network holds fintech competition

April 25, 2017

Financial technology companies with a new product aimed at Gen X and/or Gen Y clients can now enter a contest sponsored by the XY Planning Network to identify the best new fintech products for advisers serving that market. The XY Planning Network,...

The advice industry's age discrimination problem

May 13, 2015

The investment industry has an age discrimination problem, and millennials and Generation X are bearing the brunt of it. Only 30% of financial advisers are actively looking for clients under age 40, according to a survey of 500 advisers by the...

9 ways advisers can attract millennial clients

July 25, 2017

Just because financial advisers are getting older doesn’t mean they can’t continue to connect with the next generation of clients. Douglas Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth, and his wife Heather co-authored the book "The Millennial...

Advice firms adapt to millennial advisers who want to help their peers

February 23, 2017

Young financial advisers are helping to convince the leaders of traditional planning firms that making their financial services more palatable to Next Gen clients will pay off. Seeking to serve their peers, many young advisers are persuading...

Millennials are saving but their fear of stocks could hurt them

April 21, 2015

Millennials might be saving more than older folks but they are also the age group that will have the biggest retirement savings burden in history because of their aversion to risk. BankRate.com's financial security survey found that although...

Advisers flub in talking about wealth transfer

April 9, 2015

The majority of financial advisers are missing the boat when it comes to having important conversations with clients about passing wealth on to the next generation — thereby losing a big opportunity to hold onto those assets after those clients...

Millennials don't feel like top priorities for advisers

April 2, 2015

Young investors, with little money stored away for investing, don't think advisers consider them a top priority. Given the assets-under-management mentality of many financial advisers, that sentiment should not be a big surprise. But by setting...

7 emerging adviser tech firms you want to know

July 27, 2017

These seven firms recently introduced innovative technologies aimed at helping advisers serve clients better and more efficiently. The up-and-comers were selected by the XY Planning Network for having the best new fintech, and they will compete...

Don't ignore estate planning for millennial clients

December 3, 2014

The cobbler's children go unshod, and the estate planning reporter has no estate plan. Though estate planning has been a fun part of my coverage at InvestmentNews for about a year, I've always envisioned it as an esoteric practice for moneyed,...

4 mistakes advisers make with Millennial women

October 22, 2014

Working with Millennial clients has become a hot topic within our industry in recent years and months. How to market/not market, how to invest/save, communication preferences, goals and the big question — “Why even bother?” Whether you...

Next generation a $3.5 trillion opportunity for RIAs: Schwab

June 19, 2014

Investment advisers who have built up a solid foundation of assets under management shouldn't use that as an excuse to rest on their laurels. That's because while they rest easy, wirehouses and regional broker-dealers have been scooping up the...

Advisory firms redesign their offices to attract millennial clients

November 6, 2016

Private offices are a thing of the past at advisory firm SignatureFD. The 20-year-old practice moved two years ago and created a front-office area that feels more like a Starbucks than a financial services firm. Employees are encouraged to congregate...

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