Our Vantage Point newsletter with our perspective each month on leading topics in the Financial Services, Sales, Technology, and Values Based Investing spaces.

Cybersecurity Guidance for Financial Advisors: Protecting Your Clients and Their Assets

In today's digital age, financial advisors have more responsibilities than ever before. Beyond providing sound financial advice and investment strategies, modern financial advisors must also help their clients navigate the perilous waters of cybersecurity.

Navigating the Digital Minefield: A Guide for Financial Advisors on TikTok and Temu

In an era where digital convenience intersects with unparalleled risks, financial advisors and wealth managers are tasked with safeguarding more than just financial assets; the protection of personal and client data stands paramount. Amidst this backdrop, two applications, TikTok and Temu, emerge as subjects of increasing concern over privacy practices. 

Ransomware Group BlackCat/ALPHV Weaponizes SEC Disclosure Rules

The digital era has brought with it an increase in cyber threats that target businesses of all sizes. As a response to this growing problem, the SEC introduced new regulations that compel companies to publicly disclose their breaches within specific deadlines.

Unlocking Success: Key Considerations for Selecting the Perfect Technologies for your Wealth Management Firm

Wealth management firms are grappling with an increasing demand for transparency, personalization, and efficiency. To navigate these demands, they rely on a robust set of technology solutions, more commonly referred to as their technology stack.

Every Wealth Manager Needs to Know About MOVEit

The MOVEit breach effects the clients of every wealth manager in America. This article not hyperbole or written to scare the reader. This article will cover: Defining the breach in executive terms, the meaning of the breach to your clients and your firm, the steps you can recommend for your clients today, and the steps...

Why You Should Not Use Your Company Email for Personal Purposes

Do you use your company email for personal purposes? If so, you may want to think twice. Your employer owns the servers and the emails that are stored in them, which means they can be accessed by your employer at any time. This could lead to serious consequences if you are not careful with what...

Achieving Focus Through Diagnostic Interviewing

Financial advisors have one of the most important jobs out there - helping their clients to reach their financial goals. Unfortunately, many financial advisors struggle with a trust gap when it comes to clients. This can be especially difficult because trust is essential for advisors to develop a successful and lasting relationship with their clients....

Financial Advisor’s Role as Lifelong Financial Coach

Financial advisors have one of the most important jobs out there - helping their clients to reach their financial goals. Unfortunately, many financial advisors struggle with a trust gap when it comes to clients. This can be especially difficult because trust is essential for advisors to develop a successful and lasting relationship with their clients....