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WealthTech Insights #52 with Sherrie Grabot. American Dream Shake-Up — A Growing Number of Mainstream Citizens Need Financial Advice

Expert Interviews
14 February 2019

Is the American Dream concept still relevant? Observations show that the new generation of Americans seem to be pursuing new goals when it comes to managing capital. With Sherrie Grabot, CEO at GuidedChoice, we discussed what made Americans change their mindset, and why advisory platforms should care.
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Sherrie Grabot

CEO at GuidedChoice

WealthTech Insights #52 with Sherrie Grabot. American Dream Shake-Up — A Growing Number of Mainstream Citizens Need Financial Advice

Is the American Dream concept still relevant? Observations show that the new generation of Americans seem to be pursuing new goals when it comes to managing capital. With Sherrie Grabot,…

John Michel

CEO at CircleBlack

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WealthTech Weekly February 11, 2019

WealthTech Weekly February 11, 2019

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Tom White

CEO at iQuantifi

WealthTech Insights #50 with Tom White. Investment isn’t Cash; or, How Focusing on Goals Fosters Investors’ Loyalty

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Matt Reiner

CEO at Wela

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The passive investment market is facing reduction and fee compression, while its players are being forced to add more value on top of their service. Meanwhile, innovators are finding underestimated…

WealthTech Weekly February 4, 2019

WealthTech Weekly February 4, 2019

Acorns raised $105 million in Series E funding. AdvicePay raised $2 million in seed extension funding. AdvisorEngine integrates with BNY Mellon's Pershing. Axos Financial acquires COR Clearing LLC. DriveWealth will expand its partnership…

Paul Gamble

CEO of 55ip

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With Paul Gamble, CEO of 55ip, I spoke about the world of B2B WealthTech solutions and how they help advisors manage their businesses and serve their clients. He showed me…

Jacqueline Ko Matthews

Founder and CEO at InvestmentPOD

WealthTech Insights #47 with Jacqueline Ko Matthews. The B2B Success Triangle: 3 Core Essentials for WealthTech Platforms

As advisors’ fees continue to be compressed, what could help them is growing in scale. With Jacqueline Ko Matthews, founder and CEO at Investment POD, we discuss how to make…

WealthTech Weekly January 28, 2019

WealthTech Weekly January 28, 2019

Artivest expands alternative investment platform. Thomson Reuters Elite launches 3E in the Cloud. SelfWealth launches a new ETF targeting self-managed super funds. Wealthsimple partners with TurboTax. Entreda partners with Docupace. Advyzon integrates with Riskalyze. Nutmeg raised $58.2 million…

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Ignition Advice is a robo-advice specialist providing digital advice solutions in Australia and Europe.

Alex Chalekian

Founder and CEO at Lake Avenue Financial

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It’s only rank-and-file financial advisors who really know which products they’d love to use. Many industry influencers fabricate new trends to follow. Alex Chalekian, CEO of Lake Avenue Financial, feels…