There’s a hot topic in adviser circles right now, and it’s the rise of the robo-adviser. But what on earth is a robo-adviser and what does it mean for the man or woman on the street, looking to use online tools for their personal finances. Today I’m joined by fellow human adviser Al Rush, who is just the man to help us understand this new world…
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In this session you will discover:
- What the advice gap is, and whether you should care
- Why robo-advisers have advisers all in a tizz, and why you should definitely not care about that!
- Whether financial services are bought or sold
- Why Al Rush has decided to launch his own online investment platform, called Fiver A Day
- How Al sees such systems developing in future
I think that these so-called Robo-advisers are here to stay, and that they will evolve to complement traditional, face to face advice in more ways than we can currently imagine. I have always said that technology will provide an answer for getting advice to those who really need it, and I’m excited to see what Al’s new project, and others coming along behind it, will deliver.
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Al's new website: Fiver A Day
Al on Twitter: @RAF_IFA
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