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    Rebalancing: Art or Science?

    Maximizing return and minimizing risk while balancing instinctive client emotions.

    Blog Post
    John Milne – October, 21, 2020

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    Maintaining High-Touch Client Communications in a High-Tech World

    While there is no replacement for face-to-face interactions, it has become apparent that technology can be effective at maintaining the personal touch that’s required to deliver an exceptional client experience.

    Blog Post
    Erin Colledge – October, 8, 2020

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    The Triple Bottom Line: The Future of Wealth Management is ESG Investing

    Align personal values to portfolio objectives.

    Thought Leadership
    – October, 2, 2020

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    SS&C Announces SS&C Advent Insurance Marketplace

    SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced the creation of the SS&C Advent Insurance Marketplace, an innovative new way for advisors to access a wide range of fee-only insurance solutions.

    Press Release
    WINDSOR, CT – September, 29, 2020

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    Client View Takes the Stage

    “Where advisors and clients connect.” That’s how many have come to know the Black Diamond® Wealth Platform. A solution that provides an award-winning client portal along with a comprehensive set of tools for you to streamline operations, manage financial lives, document communications, connect third-party products, and so much more.

    Blog Post
    Leslie Martin – September, 24, 2020

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    Connect with Tech: Introducing Black Diamond Expressions

    "We exist to make advisors great, and to be an extension of our clients' team." This phrase was coined in the early days of the Black Diamond® Wealth Platform, and it has remained the product's 'why' ever since.

    Blog Post
    Bjorn Widerstedt – September, 9, 2020

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    SS&C Announces Expanded Black Diamond Integrations with Schwab Advisor Center

    SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced new integrations for SS&C Advent's Black Diamond Wealth Platform with Schwab (NYSE: SCHW) Advisor Center®. These integrations provide users of Schwab's custodial platform with additional opportunities to eliminate paper-based processes and further digitize their workflows.

    Press Release
    Windsor, CT – August, 10, 2020

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    The Next Evolution of Wealthtech Integrations

    Financial advisor technology has come a long way since the early days of portfolio accounting software.

    Blog Post
    Justin Wayne – August, 6, 2020

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    Canoe Intelligence and SS&C Integrate to Streamline Alternative Investment Workflows

    Canoe Intelligence (""Canoe""), a financial technology company focused on improving alternative investment operations for wealth managers, institutional investors, capital allocators and asset servicing firms, today announced a new integration with SS&C Technologies.

    Press Release
    New York, NY – July, 7, 2020

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    SS&C Promotes Two Executives

    Karen Geiger and Steve Leivent Named Co-Heads of SS&C Advent.

    Press Release
    Windsor, CT – July, 1, 2020

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    Building a Technology-Forward, Modern Wealth Management Firm

    Founded by veteran advisors with an unparalleled record of accomplishment, AdvicePeriod is “reinventing wealth management, because the current model is outdated,” says the multi-award-winning firm on its website home page.

    Blog Post
    Timothy Welsh – June, 24, 2020

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    Act Analytics and Black Diamond Announce ESG Technology Integration

    Act Analytics, an innovative ESG-based investment analytics technology platform, today announced a new technology integration with SS&C Advent’s Black Diamond® Wealth Platform to help advisors better manage Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) portfolios for their clients.

    Press Release
    Toronto, CA – June, 9, 2020

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    Powerful Rebalancing Technology Fuels New Era of Advisory Services

    It’s the perfect storm…but in a good way. A combination of three powerful forces—zero commission trading, direct indexing and advanced rebalancing technology—is unlocking a slew of advisory opportunities.

    Blog Post
    Steve Leivent – June, 2, 2020

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    Get Ready for Reg BI: How Black Diamond Can Help

    While much of the country eases into reopening, we all have an eye on how the markets will respond. Concurrently, financial advisors are watching the shifting regulatory landscape.

    Blog Post
    Shahyan Aly – May, 20, 2020

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    In Times like These, What is Working?

    The last couple of months in the wealth management space, and the world in general, have definitely been one for the books. When else in history has so much changed in so short a time?

    Blog Post
    Steve Leivent – May, 5, 2020

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    The Rise of Direct Indexing in a Zero Commission World

    Rebalancing technology ushers in new era of risk-adjusted performance.

    Thought Leadership
    – May, 1, 2020

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    The Rebalancer Advantage: Agility During Market Uncertainty

    Now more than ever, tools that once seemed like luxuries can quickly become necessities. This is especially true for advisory firms using rebalancing and trading technology. Thanks to the quick ability to react to market fluctuations, these firms have the upper hand in maintaining client allocation targets.

    Blog Post
    John Milne – April, 22, 2020

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    Overcoming Fear of Change: The Black Diamond Conversion Process

    During these unprecedented economic times upgrading your financial technology stack might be inconceivable. The process of data conversion, system setup, and adoption of a new platform can be daunting.

    Blog Post
    Brian Justice – April, 8, 2020

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    Leveraging a Proactive and Robust Rebalancer

    Founded in 1985, Reby Advisors is an independent, fiduciary-based financial planning and investment management firm based in Danbury, CT. Providing clients everything they need to enjoy sustainable financial independence, Reby Advisors sees wealth as more than money.

    Blog Post
    Timothy Welsh – April, 1, 2020

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    Digital Communication and How Advisors are Striking the Right Balance

    With markets zigging and zagging, the historic massive volatility we are experiencing inevitably creates anxiety in clients’ minds as to the health and welfare of their portfolios and financial plans.

    Blog Post
    Ryan Alexis – March, 24, 2020

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    Webinar: What the SECURE Act Means for Advisors and Their Clients

    It’s no secret that enough Americans aren’t saving for retirement, and those that are, aren’t always saving enough. The SECURE Act aims to address this issue through a number of changes to retirement account rules and regulations.

    Blog Post
    Justin Wayne – March, 3, 2020

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    The 2020 T3 Advisor Technology Conference

    The 16th annual Technology Tools for Today (T3) Advisor conference was hosted in sunny San Diego over the President’s Day holiday weekend. During the event, over 700 attendees gathered to see the nearly 100 technology firms display, demo and discuss all things advisor tech.

    Blog Post
    Timothy Welsh – February, 7, 2020

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    Five Trends for RIAs to Watch in 2020

    Two things you can always count on in January: resolutions and predictions.

    Blog Post
    Steve Leivent – January, 22, 2020

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    Asset-Map Announces Integration with Black Diamond

    Asset-Map, a Philadelphia-based financial technology company, today announced a new integration with SS&C Advent’s Black Diamond® Wealth Platform to streamline productivity for advisors using each platform and simplify the transfer of data to Asset-Map.

    Press Release
    Philadelphia, PA – January, 8, 2020

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    Staying Ahead of Change: Our Year-End Perspective

    What is the most important attribute a wealth management firm needs in its core technology platform? Is it a particular feature or capability? Ease of navigation? Third-party integration? Around-the-clock support? Ask a dozen advisors that question and you will likely get a dozen answers.

    Blog Post
    Brian Justice – January, 7, 2020

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    Flying High Again

    Surmounting barriers to advisor productivity.

    Thought Leadership
    – January, 1, 2020

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    Digitizing the Client Experience to Compete and Grow

    Driving your business for the long run.

    Thought Leadership
    – November, 1, 2019

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    SS&C Announces Upcoming Integrations for Black Diamond Client Experience Portal

    SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced that several wealth management technology providers will integrate with the Relationship Timeline feature in Black Diamond’s Client Experience (CX) portal. The CX portal is a cloud-based platform that allows advisors to maintain a collaborative dialogue with clients.

    Press Release
    Windsor, CT – September, 7, 2019

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    Turn Heirs Into Clients

    Advice for Real Life.

    Thought Leadership
    – July, 1, 2019

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    SS&C Announces New Black Diamond Integrations with TD Ameritrade, Schwab, Fidelity and Pershing

    SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced the Black Diamond Wealth Platform now offers more integration options with the advisory platforms of leading custodians, TD Ameritrade, Schwab, Fidelity and Pershing.

    Press Release
    Windsor, CT – June, 11, 2019

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    Fure Financial Selects SS&C Salentica for Secure Data Integration

    SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), today announced that Fure Financial, selected Salentica Data Broker to securely integrate data across platforms.

    Press Release
    Windsor, CT – June, 4, 2019

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    SS&C Celebrates Black Diamond Wealth Platform $1 Trillion in Assets Milestone

    Black Diamond manages complete wealth picture with purposeful suite of tools and best-of-breed integrations for more than $1 trillion assets.

    Press Release
    Windsor, CT – May, 7, 2019

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    Portfolio Solutions and SS&C Expand Partnership with Salentica Data Broker

    SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), today announced that Portfolio Solutions®, an RIA firm with $1.5 billion in assets under management, has expanded its relationship with SS&C adding Salentica Data Broker along with their instance of the Black Diamond Wealth Platform.

    Press Release
    Windsor, CT – March, 12, 2019

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    The Technology Impact on Business Valuation

    Optimizing and monetizing your life's work.

    Thought Leadership
    – January, 1, 2019

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    Merger and Acquisition Activity for Investment Advisors

    Why the right technology stack matters.

    Thought Leadership
    – September, 1, 2018

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