Robo-Advice and the Great Reckoning

A great reckoning is underway in wealth management, accelerated by the emergence of the robo-advisor.

Year of the Advisor: Takeaways from 2018 T3 Advisor Conference

Advisors need to stop worrying about technology and embrace it. This and other key takeaways from the T3 Advisor Conference.

Top Posts of 2017

As we look ahead to 2018, here are our 5 top posts from 2017.

WealthTech Trends to Watch in 2018

Digital wealth management trends to watch in 2018, featuring contributions from leading wealthtech and fintech influencers.

10 Takeaways from The Market Counsel Summit 2017

South Beach in November – check. My favorite Twitter follow, Josh Brown – check. First class speakers and great, topical information – CHECK MATE! The Market Counsel Summit 2017 was awesome, and for those of you who couldn’t make it, I’ve pulled together my key takeaways. Preconference: T3 Elite Advisor Symposium You know that sinking […]

Merrill Lynch’s big shift in Incentive Compensation

Merrill Lynch’s recent incentive compensation changes signal a shift towards a stronger Sales Performance Management posture in the organization and the wealth industry as a whole.

Top Takeaways from the T3 Enterprise Conference

Top takeaways from the 2017 T3 Enterprise Conference in Las Vegas, by Xtiva CEO Tom Moysak.

Time to Rethink Your Firm’s Compensation Plan?

As we enter fall and the fourth quarter, you may be pondering a change to your compensation structure for next year. This article by Kelli Cruz can help.

Top Reads: Tech & the Future of Wealth Management

As head of product and strategy at Xtiva, a big part of my job is staying on top of the accelerating pace of change in the financial services industry, particularly on innovation and financial services technology. One of the ways I do this is by reading. A lot. While there’s an abundance of content being […]

How Wealth Management Can Survive a 40 Basis Point Future

The world of wealth management is barely recognizable today in comparison to just a few years ago – and the pace of change is accelerating. We now live in a highly regulated, technology enabled world with a customer/investor base that’s experiencing a major demographic shift. It’s a perfect storm of disruption. All these changes are […]

When Your Tech Problem Looks Like a People Problem: What to Do

Technology problems often rear their heads disguised as people problems, and they can present some puzzling symptoms.

Rebooting Sales Performance Management in Financial Services

I’ve been around the financial services industry for quite a while, almost 30 years. I started as a front-line advisor, then worked in various brokerage operational roles, before I got the opportunity to become the owner of a growing and successful advisory firm. Then, almost 20 years ago I joined Xtiva because I believed that […]

Summer Reading for Finance Leaders and Professionals

We’ve compiled some of the best suggestions from the summer reading lists for advisors and financial professionals and added a few of our own.

Xtiva & First Rate to Support Wealth Management Firm Growth

Through data intelligence and collaborative solution development, First Rate and Xtiva are aligning to provide enhanced solutions and services to their respective client bases ARLINGTON, TX (July 11, 2017) – Xtiva Financial Systems and First Rate, Inc., have announced a partnership designed to improve access for their respective clients and bring new solution features to […]

One Strategy to Truly Connect with Clients AND Prospects

A thoughtful content marketing strategy will lead to deeper client engagement through demonstrated leadership and can be used to truly connect with clients.