We consider ourselves advocates for the idea of systematic savings and investment, and we have developed focused proprietary strategies to potentially maximize the benefits of this process for our investors.
Why is this Topic Important to Wealth Managers? This blogticle represents a special series regarding advanced investing with ETFs. Recently there has been much discussion in the marketplace on the use of these tools and thus we present this topic for wealth managers who may consider these investment vehicles for their clients.
Is The New Institutional Absolute Return Style of Investment Management Available for the Everyday Investor?
The Move Towards Absolute Return in Parts of the Institutional Investing World
During the period from 2007-2009 much greater attention has been paid to the use of hedge-fund-like “absolute return” strategies amongst institutional asset management portfolio managers. The phrase “absolute return” is used to differentiate the concept from the more traditional “relative return” mandates.
Nope (at least not for a while). There is a big discussion in the investment management and financial planning world about the disruptive impact of technological advances on the industry, and in particular, the possibility of the “robo-advisor” supplanting the traditional human advisor as the primary deliverer of financial services to the end user. For the unfamiliar, robo-advisor is the preferred term of the financial media to describe a variety of digitally-delivered online services that leverage technology to attempt to automate the bulk of (if not all of) the investment advisory services process for retail investors, and in some cases parts of the fee financial planning process. These services purport to provide a low-cost technology-dependent approach to personal financial life, with the early adopters having primarily come from the millennial demographic cohort.