#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 50: Why Advisors Should Love Regulation with Ian McKenna

"Regulation is a catalyst for innovation, not a restriction on it. In order to deliver on tighter regulations, invariably you need more technology. Regulation drives the demand for technology and and moves the industry forward in a very positive way." — Ian McKenna, Founder & Director, Financial Technology Research Centre (FTRC) After 15 years working […]

47 Portfolio Management Systems Can't Possibly Survive

Our danger is not too few, but too many options … to be puzzled by innumerable alternatives. — Sir Richard Livingstone, British Scholar Overchoice or choice overload[1] is a cognitive process in which people have a difficult time making a decision when faced with many options. The term was first introduced by Alvin Tofflerin his […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 49: Radiating Positive Energy with Corey Westphal

"After just an hour, two thirds of our short-term memory is gone, it's amazing how fast it leaves us. If you have a method to capture the information and document it, absolutely you're going to see better results." "The COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity for advisors to lead through change and and show their clients […]

13 Roboadvisors That Might Become Victims of the COVID19 Crisis

"Success is 10% strategy and 90% execution." — Karl Moore, Professor, Strategy & Organization, McGill University We've all heard the old adage that success is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration or some similar combination. Everything I've ever read about successful businesses backs up this ratio. One successful entrepreneur went so far as to say that […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 48: The Triumph of the Fiduciary Model with Ben Harrison

"The fiduciary model is winning and we want to ensure that we're serving advisory firms across that continuum. From our clearing business, we absolutely have an option for emerging RIAs and emerging advisors in that space." –Ben Harrison, Business Development and Relationship Management at BNY Mellon | Pershing When Ben Harrison started at Pershing Advisor […]

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CEO Roundtable 2.0: Strategies for Remote Work

"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful." — Mae West, American Actress When something is working, you want to keep it going.  Especially when it's also sharing great information and having a positive impact on your industry.  Doing it again is a no brainer. This is why Cory Westphal, CEO of fintech firm […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 47: COVID19 & the Million Dollar Question with Maree Moscati

“Advisors are in the business to communicating and helping people grow and retain their assets through whatever lifestyle changes they may have. So communicating honestly and authentically is always a key.” –Maree Moscati, CEO, CopyTalk Holder of FINRA Series 24, 7 & 63 licenses, Maree spent 30 years exceeding her goals as a leader in […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 46: The Mad Rush into Digital Advice with Bill Capuzzi

"The popular belief was that when the next downturn hit, everyone was going to run away from robo advisors, run away from fintechs because there was no one to call. And very quietly over the course of the last two years, these firms have been able to digitally connect with their constituents." –Bill Capuzzi, CEO, […]