Financial planning news from around the web: Oct. 16 - 20

Written on Oct 18, 2017

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting financial planning news items from around the web.

9 ways advisers can attract millennial clients
Just because financial advisers are getting older doesn’t mean they can’t continue to connect with the next generation of clients. Here are nine things advisers should consider when it comes to younger clients.

Custodians see a robo in every adviser’s future
Custodians are increasingly calling upon advisers to become disruptors.

Employees and employers give student loan pay-down plans a thumbs-up
As more employers look to roll out student loan pay-down plans, which enable them to directly contribute to their employees’ student loan payments, early adopters are singing the praises of this employee benefit and using it in conjunction with broader financial education efforts.

Beware of student debt relief scams
Don't hand over any money to a service that offers a faster way to pay off student loans. There's a good chance it's a scam.

Tech Corner - Virtual reality’s desktop dalliance
The hardware landscape for virtual reality evolved dramatically. Perhaps the most interesting development was both Microsoft and Facebook demonstrating desktop modes within their VR environments that showed both the promise of productivity in VR and the challenges it faces on the road to broader adoption.

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