Why Education Is Essential for Supporting Diversity in Financial Planning

Education Supports Financial Planning Diversity Blog

The financial planning industry today faces a serious lack of diversity. While people of color will collectively become the majority of the U.S. population by 20451, according to U.S. census projections, they remain woefully underrepresented in financial advice. Only 3.7 percent of CFP® professionals are Black or Latino.1 Women are also underrepresented, with only 23 percent…

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Creating a Better Client Experience With or Without the DOL Fiduciary Rule

Client Experience and DOL Fiduciary Rule Blog

Sometimes when you are waiting for a story to end you may start to imagine your own ending. With a years-in-the-making story like the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary Rule (“DOL Rule”) we are still wondering how, when, and if the ending will truly unfold, now that there is a new DOL proposal in the…

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The Head, Heart and Hand of Financial Advice

The head, heart, and hand of financial advice podcast

In recent years, advisors have learned that there’s a strong connection between the head, the heart, and the hand when providing financial guidance. eMoney’s Heart of Advice Study identified ways the most successful advisors are using these concepts to deliver a great client experience. Getting to the core of what matters to your clients requires the right…

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Financial Planning Software and the 7 Step Financial Planning Process

How Financial Planning Software Helps Comply with the 7 Step Financial Planning Process Blog

What is financial planning software? At the most basic level, any program that can complete financial calculations and projections across multiple accounts could be considered financial planning software. But given the near-universal perception that advancing technology should offer so much more, it’s reasonable to expect that professional financial planning software should accomplish more than a…

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act: How eMoney Is Responding

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is intended to keep businesses and individuals afloat during this unprecedented time. While this legislation addresses many problems arising from the pandemic, there are several ways that the new bill could impact the way advisors interact with both their financial planning software and their current clients,…

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Financial Planning Through Disruption with eMoney

Financial Planning Through Disruption with eMoney blog

As medical and market turmoil disrupts your business, eMoney is here to support you in any way possible. While nobody could have predicted the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve put in place a robust continuity plan and are well-equipped to carry on normal operations, helping people talk about money at an unprecedented time. Several of our platform’s…

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act: What You Need to Know

The Senate and House of Representatives have passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The roughly $2 trillion coronavirus response bill is intended to keep businesses and individuals afloat during this unprecedented time. While this legislation addresses many problems arising from the pandemic, we wanted to point out a few aspects that could directly affect the…

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