The firm is launching a new adviser support program featuring dedicated coaches and customized online tools to support firm growth and improve the client experience.
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LifeYield LLC has rolled out a fully updated edition of the LifeYield Advantage Suite software, featuring the firm’s proprietary Taxficient Score.
Greg Hahn, founder and chief investment officer at Winthrop Capital Management, offers some timely analysis on the flattening of the yield curve and navigating a rising interest rate environment.
According to Fidelity, the enhanced managed account solution combines a personalized digital experience, discretionary investment management, ongoing support and access to a team of professional planning consultants.
The second whitepaper in a series says a successful financial wellness program helps employees achieve financial security by bridging short-term needs with long-term goals.
Previewing two new Fiduciary Focus Toolkit reports that help plan advisers optimize their workflow, Fi360’s product strategy leader pointed to increased interest in fiduciary support among traditionally wealth-focused firms.
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After completing a simple quiz, employees are given a wellness score and actionable steps they can follow to improve that score.
The underlying technology will be provided by Retirement Plan Advisory Group and delivered to advisers with the support of a centralized team of retirement specialist consultants.
Besides discussing the rollout of UBS One Source, Michael Barry offers some broader ideas about the role of equity compensation and the importance of communicating the value of equity awards to employees.
The firm will offer commission-free online transactions for specific funds.
It also includes behavioral finance, educational and video sections.
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The firm recently announced a new initiative to expand its 401(k) business, and it has now unveiled a texting solution aimed at simplifying compliance and recordkeeping in text-based client communications.
The solutions can help retirement plan sponsors and the advisers serving them easily arrive at a baseline cost for the plan
ABG of Michigan Works With Retirement Plan Advisers and Sponsors to Create Financial Wellness Program
Implementation of the program is a collaboration between ABGMI and financial advisers to present meetings, webinars, email and messaging campaigns, and one-on-one personal chats that help maximize reach and engagement.
The tool allows financial advisers to view participant retirement visions and help with calculations that can be used to set retirement savings objectives.
Ongoing education makes participants aware of the plan and underscores its value.
Yet, according to ClearPoint Financial Partners, the investing strategy only accounts for less than 1% of the $7.7 trillion U.S. defined contribution (DC) retirement market.