Elementality Podcast

The Art & Science of Building a Next-Gen RIA

Join Reese Harper, CFP®, as he explores the Elements of Financial Planning™ behind our niche RIA’s ongoing planning processes and cutting edge technology. Enjoy advisor Q&A, expert interviews, and stories from our first hand experience to help you grow your RIA.

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Living Without Financial Fear with Justin Castelli

The next generation of advisors are paving a new frontier in planning. Able to look beyond mere numbers, they help set goals built around client passions and values. According to Justin Castelli, Reese Harper’s guest on this episode of the … Continued

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The Growing Fee-for-Service Trend

In the age of Netflix and Spotify, it’s no surprise people are looking for a flexible approach when it comes...

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Pricing

The Gap Between Literacy and Technology with Mac Gardner

There’s a wide divide between the small number of people who can afford money management and the large number of...

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Vision

The Future of Planning Frameworks

For the last 50 years, investment management drove the value proposition for financial advisors with any innovations in technology also...

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Planning Process

What it Means to Be a Financial Planner with Hannah Moore

As the founder of the financial planning education and training company Amplified Planning, Hannah Moore says our profession should transform...

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Client Experience
Vision

Are You Giving Advice too Quickly?

In an effort to get prospects to buy their services, some advisors lead with free advice. But how much should...

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Client Experience

Advisors as Financial Guides with Scott Frank

What describes your advisory approach? Maybe you see yourself as the “hero” who has the optimal financial solution for clients?...

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Client Experience

What’s the Right Pricing Model for Your Firm?

Pricing is becoming a major issue for planning firms. While AUM works well with wealthy boomers and subscription fees seem...

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Pricing

The Rise of the “Financial Advicer” with Michael Kitces

Depending on the advice you’re after, you hire a personal trainer, or a lawyer, or a therapist. When you want...

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Vision

Why Real Planning Is Ongoing Planning

Too many advisors make the mistake of not telling clients it takes time to deliver the value they offer. A...

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Planning Process

Next Generation Growth with Douglas A. Boneparth

The financial advice industry is steadily shifting away from portfolio management to financial planning. So what is your firm doing...

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Growth and Scale
Vision

Tracking Client Progress and Milestones

Obviously you care about your clients. As a fiduciary you put their needs first. You guide their behaviors as you...

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Data Collection

Innovations in Financial Services with Natalie Taylor

Next-gen technology is taking a bigger role in financial services with innovators trying to expand the role of financial planning...

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Software