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What is the Impact of Financial Health on Your Team’s Physical & Mental Health? It’s More Than You’d Think!

by on November 27, 2019

According to a recent study by Fidelity Investments, American companies are slated to spend upwards of $3.6 million on wellness programs for employees and their families in 2019. From HSA funding to gym memberships and pet insurance, the trend towards prioritizing holistic wellness is part of a larger movement by many firms to nurture […]

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Three Ways Advisors Can Use Podcasting for Brand Building

by on November 21, 2019

In recent years, podcasts are emerging as an increasingly popular medium with a growing, loyal audience. And, it’s not just true-crime junkies tuning into this modern take on radio. In fact, according to a recent study, as of June 2019, 51 percent of Americans have listened to a podcast, and that number is significantly higher […]

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The Financial Advisor’s Guide to Local Media Exposure Part 4: Building Connections Through Social Media

by on November 13, 2019

In Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of our series on local media exposure, we explained how advisors can become industry newsmakers, connect with local journalists and leverage thought leadership content to build their brands and engage prospects. In today’s device-focused society, the natural next step is to share and amplify your original ideas […]

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The Advisor’s Guide to Local Media Exposure Part 3: Becoming a Financial Thought Leader & Content Creator

by on November 06, 2019

In Part 1 and Part 2 of our series on local media exposure, we explained how advisors can become industry newsmakers and leverage relationships with local media. The next step is to understand how and why it’s important for an advisor to build a personal brand as a financial thought leader. What is a financial […]

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Industry Thought Leaders Take the Floor at HighTower’s NYC Roundtable

by on October 30, 2019

HighTower recently held a New York City Regional roundtable that brought together finance industry thought leaders. They shared their viewpoints on the U.S. economic outlook, the U.S.-China trade war, international markets and considerations for thoughtful portfolio construction. State of the U.S. Economy Mike Arone, chief investment strategist at State Street Global Advisors, kicked off his […]

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The Financial Advisor’s Guide to Local Media Exposure Part 2: Finding Media Contacts

by on October 23, 2019

In the first installment of our Financial Advisor’s Guide to Local Media Exposure blog series, we explored how financial advisors can build their brands by becoming newsmakers. Whether you want to publicize industry accolades, new hires, a new office, professional mentorship programs, charitable work or other notable news, it’s critical to target the right journalists. […]

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The Financial Advisor’s Guide to Local Media Exposure Part I: Becoming a Newsmaker

by on October 16, 2019

When it comes to leveraging the media, many advisors want to go big or go home. While it is true that a positive mention or quote in the Wall Street Journal can offer significant exposure, it’s certainly not the only caliber of press that advisors should pursue. Local media coverage, be it on the news, […]

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How Financial Advisors Can Use Social Media to Build a Brand

by on October 09, 2019

Most advisors know they should be using social media, but running a successful advisory business requires dealing with a lot of moving parts. When you’re handling a client crisis or slogging through the daily routine that comes with managing a team of financial professionals, it can be easy to let something like posting on Twitter […]

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How Advisors Benefit from Having an In-House Legal and Compliance Team

by on October 02, 2019

Having legal support is essential for any kind of business, but in today’s uncertain regulatory landscape, it is especially important for financial advisors to have access to trusted legal professionals who can help them stay on top of the ever-changing rules of the industry. While many RIAs outsource this service, HighTower advisors have the advantage […]

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