What does the future of robo-advisors hold? Are human financial advisors doomed?
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The Future of Robo-Advisors; Are Small Independent Robo-advisors and Human Advisors Doomed?

With recent leaps in artificial intelligence technology, many financial advisors worry whether their position will be replaced by machines. The future of robo-advisors is transitory, and human advisors are uneasy. Human financial advisors are particularly worried because of the explosion of new AI platforms. These robo-advisor AI systems are a competitive challenge. Human advisors are scrambling to adapt to a changing environment. In the investment world, artificial intelligence plays a key role. Currently, there are over 200 platforms known as “Robo-advisors” that create and manage …

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Robo-Advisor News September 2017. Updates about the future of robo's + financial advisors.
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September 2017 Robo-Advisor News – The Most Useful Fintech Updates

Robo-Advisor News – September 2017 The robo-advisor news waves are exploding with questions about the future of this fintech darling. Not far behind is the cry of human financial advisors wondering if they will be doomed. Find out what the CFA blog, MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal are reporting about these questions. “What’s Next for Robo-Advisors?” by Lauren Foster – CFA Institute Blog “If you’re in the business of advising clients on how to invest, Randy Cass, CFA, has some advice for you: The future of …

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List of robo-advisers. Top 28 digital investment managers.
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2017 List of Robo-Advisors – Top 28 Digital Investment Managers

List of Robo-Advisors – 28 Top Automated Investment Managers Robo-advisors have become extremely popular in the investment management sphere. This list of robo-advisors includes an introduction to the 28 top digital investment services. Also, you’ll find quite a bit of differentiation within the list of robo-advisors. You might wonder why you need a robo-advisor. Here are the practical reasons for using a robo-advisory service for your investment management: You’re busy and you want your money professionally managed. You’re drawn to the promise of sophisticated investment …

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Robo-advisor news to keep you upto-date on the latest fintech investment info
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Robo-Advisor News – Latest Updates from the World of Automated Financial Advisors

Robo-Advisor News – August 2017 The robo-advisor industry is moving at lightning speed. These digital financial advisor, that manage your investment dollars using sophisticated computerized algorithms for low fees are upending the traditional wealth management market. Existing robo-advisors are continually updating their features. With Betterment and Wealthfront at the helm of change by adding human and digital financial advising, respectively. Following are some of the recent updates across the robo-advisory landscape: “Your Robo-Adviser May Have a Conflict of Interest” by Hugh Son on Bloomberg.com “But …

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Motif Impact Investing Review-Change the World with this Robo-Advisor
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Motif Impact Review – Make a Difference With Socially Conscious Robo-Advisor

*Please read affiliate disclosure below. Motif Sustainable Automated Investing  Review Motif Platform Recap Motif Investing is a low-cost way to create your own portfolio and get actionable investment ideas. As we wrote in “Robo-Advisor vs. DIY – Motif Is For All Investors” you can become your own mutual fund manager for a low fee. Buy a pre-made or personally designed Motif or collection of 30 stocks for $9.95. Choose from scores of Motif’s representing market sectors, such as tech or healthcare to investment approaches such as momentum …

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Robo-advisors and the future of the wealth management industry
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How Do Robo-Advisors Fit in With Traditional Wealth Managers?

The Relationship Between Robo-Advisors and Traditional Wealth Managers Robo-advisors are upending the wealth management industry. Digital wealth managers are launching new platforms, merging, and creating hybrid models. Robo-advisor growth is explosive, but digital investment advisors remain small participants in the total global wealth management AUM. Discover whether the robo-advisor is a true threat to the conventional wealth manager or not. Interview with Barbara A. Friedberg, MBA by Maryna Tykholoz – Cukov, MS for her International Management MBA thesis at Furtwangen University, Germany on the topic, …

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Insurtech - the new fintech innovation. Insurance in minutes, not months.
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Insurtech: Fast Life Insurance Coverage

Guest contributor, JC Matthews Insurtech: Rapid Underwriting  The End of the 3 Month Life Insurance Application Fintech, or financial technology solutions have dominated the finance industry, yet insurtech is late to the party. Insurtech describes financial innovation technology solutions for the insurance industry. These new fintech insurance technological advances expedite the insurance process saving you time and money.   You’ll probably agree that the current life insurance underwriting process is too long, entirely frustrating, and doesn’t meet your expectations of the life insurance buying process, either online …

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M1 Finance adds socially responsible investing to their DIY - robo-advisor investment model.
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M1 Finance Joins the Socially Responsible Investing Trend

Please see affiliate disclosure below.* “M1 believes people should always have their money working for them in a way that aligns with their objectives and values.” ~Brian Barnes, CEO M1 Finance Regardless of what you call it; socially responsible, impact, sustainable or socially conscious investing, the genre is exploding. The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment reports an 89% increase in socially responsible investing since 2012. The Forum claims that $7 trillion is invested with firms touting environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues. And …

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Top new fintech investing and robo-advisor apps from Finovate 2017.
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6 New Investing and Robo-Advisor Fintech Startups from Finovate Spring 2017

Finovate 2017 Premiered Exciting Fintech Investing Platforms The Finovate Conferences showcase the top new innovations in fintech. Among the banking, insurance, security and more are several exciting new investing related platforms. From Capitali.se for active traders to NewChip for Angel investors on a dime, there are exciting apps and ingenious platforms to facilitate investing. Fintech is getting creative, more affordable with options for the millennial to the quant. Following are the newest investing-related fintech platforms showcased at this year’s Finovate 2017 event. If you’re looking …

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Wealthfront portfolio line of credit - cash alternative. Get money for home repairs, weddings, car down payment & more.
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Borrow Money With Wealthfront Portfolio Line of Credit

*Please read affiliate disclosure below. Are you a Wealthfront customer who was so busy investing you forgot to leave out some cash to put down on your car? Are you getting married and your Wealthfront account is on track, but you lack cash to pay for the wedding? Forgot to fund your emergency account, even though your Wealthfront investment account is growing? Learn about the Wealthfront Portfolio Line of Credit, to help with those money ‘what ifs’. Wealthfront’s Portfolio Line of Credit Can Save You …

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