The Center of Influence for Financial Advisors and RIAs - Click Here

FA Whitepapers

Whitepapers Archive  |  Market and Economic Outlook

April 2021   


3 Key Considerations for a Successful Breakaway

For advisors seeking the benefits of independent practice, a smooth and efficient transition is key to ensuring their client base stays intact. And nothing is more critical to client retention during that stage than the tech stack.


But as the advisor fintech space has become so expansive many advisors transitioning from wirehouses don’t have the technological expertise to evaluate and determine what tech stack is best for their business and meets their unique needs.


This eBook provides insight into 3 key considerations advisors should weigh when building their tech stack, to assist advisors through the journey to independence.


Early Distributions From Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans

Common questions and answers from employee and employer perspectives on early distributions from NQDC plans

Shifting To a Zero-Emission Economy

Globally, countries are evaluating the implementation of climate change policies that could lead to a zero-emission economy in the near future. Learn more about the renewable technologies behind this shift, and more from Diamond Hill Capital Management.

The Idea Multiplier: An Acceleration Of Innovation Is Coming

This groundbreaking research from Vanguard predicts unprecedented global idea sharing that may drive growth and could profoundly influence how you help your clients plan for the future.

Selecting the Right Technology to Scale Your Firm Sustainably

As advisory firms scale, so does their complexity. Tech stacks that may have worked in the early stages of firm growth may not be able to support teams operating at scale. That's why now more than ever, it is important for firms to accurately define their needs and requirements when selecting new technology to support their goals and vision.

In this eBook, we’ll cover some of the complex technology demands to consider and the right approach to take to build a scalable tech stack and a solid technology foundation.


A Planner's Guide to Consolidated Advisory Fees

Investment management is commoditized and consumers have higher expectations of financial advisors than ever before—so how do you make your value known from the first time you meet with a new prospective client?

In this white paper, we’ll show you how to make your first meeting all about planning—and immediately prove your worth as a result. You’ll also learn what you need to know about the industry trends that have shaped planning into such a critical service.

Build A Foundation for Success—Even in the Face of Uncertainty. Download A Planner's Guide to Consolidated Advisory Fees today.