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Consider this: over the next 30 years, $30 trillion is expected to be passed down from baby boomer parents to their Generation X (1965-1980) and Generation Y/millennial (1981-2000) children.[1] And 66% of those children do not retain their parents’ financial advisors after they receive an inheritance.[2] As a result, many advisors are seeing their asset base – as well as the value of their business – shrink amid this generational wealth transfer.

According to a recent survey by InvestmentNews, advisor respondents said that lack of a relationship with clients’ children was the biggest obstacle to retaining assets passed to heirs.[3] Clearly, the writing is on the wall: to ensure the long-term health of their business, advisors must find ways to connect with their clients’ children and become...

How to communicate to clients during this presidential election season

  • 26% of Americans indicate they’ve become more cautious with their money as a result of events surrounding the 2016 presidential campaign.Bankrate Money Pulse Survey, 2016
  • 70.3% of advisors polled by Financial Advisor magazine...
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Easy ways to improve your website

One of the primary goals of your website is likely to make connections with prospects who will eventually become clients. It’s also likely that you put your website together years ago and have made few, if any, changes to it over the years. You keep thinking how you need to update your...

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Trust Company of America announces integration with Riskalyze

Denver, CO —(April 7, 2016)— Trust Company of America (TCA), the largest independent provider of integrated technology, custody and practice management support for Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs), today announced its integration with Riskalyze, a top provider of risk assessment...

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Asset location can be key for successful wealth management

For many clients and their advisors, taxes are a critical part of the wealth management equation. By reducing taxes, advisors can help clients enhance performance and keep more money compounding in their accounts to pursue long-term goals.

Asset location is key to reducing...

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