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Bridging the Gap Between Financial Wellness & Employer Benefits

Built for financial advisors and their institutions, client/advisor engagement and adoption is always top of mind at Advizr.

This focus was picked up on by several large and very large institutions, all of whom were seeking something previously unavailable to them - the capacity to quickly, efficiently and comprehensively onboard a number of individuals (i.e., participants in mega 401k plans, or a company’s entire employee base), provide them with tangible, actionable financial advice, coordinate and assimilate their benefits, and ultimately, advance financial well-being across the entire population of individuals.

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Tags: Industry Notes, financial planning, Advizr Workplace

A Review of Social Security Strategies in Advizr

Thanks to the complexity of US tax code and the nuances of various Social Security (SS) benefits, volumes have been written about how to “maximize” Social Security benefits. There are numerous variables that could impact decisions around when and how to take benefits, such as spousal benefits, life expectancy, retirement age from a full-time job, delaying or accelerating the start of benefits from full retirement age, and even the full Social Security retirement age itself, which currently changes depending on year of birth and could change even more in the future to preserve payouts from the system.

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Tags: retirement, social security, financial planning, Case Study

Advizr Expands Financial Planning Technology Platform With Self-Directed Plans and Implementation Capabilities

~ Advizr Workplace provides financial institutions and advisors the ability to offer self-directed financial plans to mass affluent clients; Advizr Accelerate enables advisors to implement recommendations directly from Advizr

 

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Tags: Features and Skills, Press Release, financial planning

Get ready for the real acceleration of advisory and client engagement

As a result of the lineup of enterprise and institutional clients Advizr brought on board and partnered with over the past year, we became imminently aware of the constraints, pain points, and gaps facing the corporate side of the wealth management industry. It is with these in mind that Advizr will be introducing a new feature set.

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Tags: Insider, Industry Notes, Features and Skills

How to Plan for Clients Overspending or with Unrealistic Financial Goals

The nature of a cash flow-based approach to financial planning, even if it is centered around the client’s goals, means that any platform assisting in the creation of such a plan should account for a few realities that clients often face, such as what to do about current overspending in a budget or unrealistic goals based on the ability to save towards those goals. In each of these cases, the client ends up with one or more time periods in which they have negative net cash flow. You as the advisor need to decide what to do about the negative cash flow, and at Advizr, we’ve recently given you another tool to help with this decision making process: a simulated loan that can illustrate what it might mean to debt finance the negative cash flow. How is this tool best used? Let’s look at a few examples.

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Tags: Features and Skills, Case Study, Practice Management

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