Financial technology is a democratizing force that can change our lives by making financial tools and services accessible, faster and more easily understood — most times at a lower cost. Complex algorithms now often take the place of traditional advisors, perhaps offering more efficient and personalized products for end users.
If you like risk or if you see this as a risk-on environment, then you should consider looking into high-multiple tech stocks. They tend to perform best in risk-on environments. Investors are anticipating future growth, which increases the odds of stock appreciation. That said, it’s not that simple.
As a financial advisor, you’re a guardian and guide for your client’s financial well-being. But when it comes to philanthropic giving, many advisors cede that role and avoid engaging their clients on the subject. Don’t make that mistake. If you have a client inclined to philanthropy, you have a responsibility to guide them in that process.