Why Advisors Needn’t Fear Robos- and Might Profit

It seems like there’s been a never ending stream  of articles about robo advisors.

Are they friend or foe? Just how much of a threat are they to a traditional advisor’s business?

Well, here’s my take: robo advisors can’t begin to deliver the complex, customized, services provided by real financial advisors. Moreover, advisors will respond to the robo challenge by continuing to up their game.

Here’s my article:

Why Advisors Needn’t Fear Robos-and Might Profit

Financial Planning June 10, 2015

About Mark Elzweig

I am an executive search recruiter with an inside track on financial advisors, the asset management industry, and Wall Street. My work has appeared in numerous publications including On Wall Street,AdvisorOne, and Fund Fire. Journalists regularly seek me out, so you catch my bon mots in The Wall Street Journal, Research Magazine, Reuters, and more. You can follow me on Twitter @elzweig or you can reach me directly at 212-685-7070 or elzweig@elzweig.com.
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