Tag Archives: Wealthies

Succession Planning in Wealth Management – with Guest Ric Edelman

In this episode, David Armstrong is joined with Ric Edelman, founder of Edelman Financial Engines, as they discuss the succession planning that financial advisors should be doing in order to keep up with the changing industry. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The results from a survey Edelman Financial Engines completed to uncover the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The changing advisory model since COVID-19
  • How the financial Advising role might change as the industry changes
  • What the market may look like for younger advisors in the financial industry  
  • And more! 

Tune in to learn what succession planning might look like for financial advisors who want to stay successful in a changing industry. 

Resources: WealthManagement.com | Edelman Financial Engines | Ric Edelman 

Ep 7- Tech Assisting Advisors Now More Than Ever — With Stuart DePina

Do you struggle with being able to connect with your clients? Did you know that AI enables advisors to stay in touch with their clients in any space the client chooses? Are you ready for that?

In this episode, David Armstrong, Editor in Chief at Wealthmanagement.com, speaks with Stuart DePina, Chief Executive at Envestnet Data & Analytics. Envestnet won a Wealthies award in 2019 for TAMPs: Model Marketplaces – Multi-Asset Strategist Due Diligence Reports, they were also finalists in several other categories.   

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Envestnet strives to make the Model Marketplace better
  • Why advisors that are leveraging technology face challenges with scale
  • Where Envestnet can further assist advisors in the years to come
  • What percentage of available data are advisors not making the best use of
  • And more!

Listen in and open up to technology, and how it can make your business more productive.

Resources: WealthManagement.com | Envestnet | WealthManagement.com Industry Awards

Ep 6- Bringing You the Latest in Innovation- Jon Patullo

In this episode, David Armstrong Editor in Chief of Wealthmangement.com, talks with Jon Patullo, from TD Ameritrade, who won a 2019 Wealthies award for Chief Technology Officer of the Year (Custodians est $25B and over). They go in-depth about the technological innovations that TD Ameritrade has implemented for its over 7000 advisors utilizing 175 different integrations under the umbrella of their VEO One platform.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How did TD Ameritrade revolutionize tech for advisors
  • What are advisors looking from technology
  • What does the desktop of the future look like for advisors
  • How companies use AI today and where it is going
  • And more!

Tune in now and know that at TD Ameritrade, there are 175 technology teams bringing innovation to their advisors.

Resources:  WealthManagement.com | TD Ameritrade | WealthManagement.com Industry Awards


Ep 4: Are You Automating These 5 Critical Growth Objectives Yet? –– With Robert Sofia of Snappy Kraken

Are you automating your high-value and time-consuming activities so that you can focus on what your most qualified to do?

In this episode, Tim Welsh, president of Nexus Strategy and consultant to the Wealthies, speaks with the co-founder and CEO of Snappy Kraken, Robert Sofia. Snappy Kraken won two Wealthies in 2019: Social Media Leadership for their Visual Insights Digital Campaigns and the other for Chief Marketing Officer of the Year. Now, Robert uncovers valuable practices that advisors can automate and why he believes we’re close to a time when spending hours on a financial plan will be obsolete.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Where the name Snappy Kraken originated from –– and advice for advisors who are choosing a company name
  • Five key practices that Snappy Kraken helps advisors automate
  • What tech challenges Robert sees Advisors struggling with
  • Examples of how to provide a great technology experience for clients
  • Whether advisors and robots can exist in this industry at the same time
  • What to consider before working with a tech company that uses AI
  • And more!

Tune in now and learn how adopting technology can streamline your workload and give your clients a better experience.

Resources:  WealthManagement.com | Snappy Kraken

Ep 2 – Delegate to Technology With Betterment For Advisors — With Jon Mauney

Are you still manually rebalancing your clients’ portfolios? Consider delegating these types of tasks to technology.

In this episode, Tim Welsh, president of Nexus Strategy and consultant to the Wealthies, speaks with Jon Mauney, the general manager at Betterment For Advisors. Betterment For Advisors won a Wealthies award in 2019 in the Technology Providers: Digital Advisors category for their Dimensional Funds portfolio-construction tool. Now, Jon shares how Betterment For Advisors is leading the way for advisors to improve their technology game for the next generation of clients. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Betterment For Advisors began
  • About the features of their portfolio-construction tool that is designed for Dimensional-approved advisors
  • What the biggest tech challenges are for advisors
  • Why it’s important to reassess your technology stack every few years
  • And more!

Tune in now and consider how you can adapt and delegate in order to serve the next generation.


WealthManagement.com | Betterment For Advisors | WealthManagement.com Industry Awards