Ep. 113: Building a Seamless Tech Stack with Jeff Haines, Thrivent Advisor Network

“In the independent RIA space, there’s a great opportunity to provide a community for advisors. I know a lot of advisors that go independent miss the community that goes along with being part of a larger organization. And I know there’s been a lot of platforms over the years that have built and strengthened their […]

3 Tips for Advisors to Choose the Right Technology 

“We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.” ― Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt Advisors are flooded with technology choices. You can throw a dart at the map and hit a software application that has hundreds of satisfied users. But is it the right technology for your […]

Ep. 111: September Wealthtech News Roundup

Come on in, sit back, relax and enjoy episode 111 of the WealthTech Today podcast. I’m your host, Craig Iskowitz, the founder and CEO of Ezra Group Consulting. Over the past 16 years, we’ve worked with hundreds of FinTech vendors and enterprise wealth management firms to guide them towards making better business and technology decisions. […]

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Ep. 99: Digitizing the Back Office of Wealth Management Firms with David Knoch, Docupace

“When I say we digitized the back office of wealth management firms, the reality is we only digitized part of the back office of enterprise wealth management firms. So the question for me, having run Docupace for the past year, is do we change the statement or do we change what we do? And in […]

Ep. 96: Converting Tax Returns Into Actionable Insights for Advisors with Kevin Lozer, Holistiplan

“How Holistiplan came about was we were looking for a way to automate tax planning a little more, to scale it so that as you grow as an [advisory] firm, and bring on more clients, you can support all of your existing clients without having to pick and choose who to do it for. If […]