#WinnersofWealthTech Ep. 57: Leda Csanka, former CTO of Cetera

This month’s Winners of Wealthtech interview is with Leda Csanka, who graduated from University of Connecticut with a degree in management informational systems and later went on to serve as CTO of Cetera Financial Group.  Leda now runs her a consulting firm called Strategic Technology Consulting as well as her own executive coaching business, and […]

T3 Enterprise Conference

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 32: Speed Podcasting at the T3 Enterprise Conference

"I think too often in our industry it's too "one size fits all", treating clients like a number or just finding out what their financial capacity is but not really digging any deeper." –Ryan Beach, COO, Orion Advisor The T3 Enterprise Conference is an annual gathering of CEOs, CTOs, COOs, CCOs (and direct support staff) from […]

risk profiling tools

How Cetera's Risk Profiling With Facial Recognition Can Turn Any Advisor into Dr. Phil

"How does this make you feel?" is probably not a question that many financial advisors usually ask their clients. While there is a tremendous amount of practice management content that targets advisors, not much of it is helping advisors to be more empathetic.  Yet, those that have done some research on empathy believe it can be […]

T3 Advisor Conference

7 Game-Changers from the T3 Advisor Conference

Industry focus. Relentless focus on gathering knowledge. A burning desire to stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends in wealth management. These are all of the reasons that I spent the week in Fort Lauderdale attending the T3 Advisor Conference and did not go home early to be at the Eagles Super Bowl Parade. Forty years […]

asset management trends

5 Bold Predictions for Advisors' Product Shelf in 2027 

The city of Chicago is known for having some seriously cold weather that can surprise visitors with it's intensity. While October is far from the dead of winter, the average temperature has historically been in the high 50's/low 60's with a fair dose of wind to chill your bones. Fortunately, a few days of absolutely […]

5 Hot Tips For Selling to RIAs

This is a summary of a panel from the Money Management Institute's 2014 Annual Convention.   The session was targeted at anyone who has investment advisory firms as customers such as service providers, broker-dealers or asset managers. Moderator: Kian Rafia, VP, Product Development, Cetera Financial Group Panel: Mark Pennington, Partner, RIA Services, Lord Abbett Michael […]