FA Whitepapers

Whitepapers Archive  |  Market and Economic Outlook

April 2022   


Delivering Operational Excellence in the Essential Moments of Truth

Financial advisors are weighed down by a growing administrative and compliance burden. This white paper will explore how reducing the bureaucratic burden on advisors and operations staff not only will boost productivity and reduce cost, but also will benefit the overall client experience.


Bring Your Future Into Focus:
With the Resources of a Franchise Model


Investors are becoming more aware of what they want and need from their financial advisors—and are expecting more from firms than ever before. At the same time, fee compression and regulation are creating immense business model challenges for financial advisors across all channels. This white paper explores how the Schwab franchise model can help navigate and keep up with clients’ evolving needs, while leveraging the strength of a trusted brand.

Finding the Right Fit: Why Financial Advisors are Choosing the Franchise Model

This white paper explores how five financial advisors from different business backgrounds found their right fit in the franchise model. Each sought their own unique mix of factors that in other models may have been mutually exclusive.

International Equity Case Study

An detailed overview of Transamerica International Equity.

High-Net-Worth Clients: Capturing Your Share

The high-net-worth (HNW) market is growing, which presents opportunity for you and your business, but only if you understand HNW investors’ expectations. Equip your business with the right resources, expertise, and technologies to meet their needs.

Surprise & Delight

One of the most effective ways to nurture client relationships and enhance customer loyalty is implementing a “Surprise & Delight” process. This is a way to show your clients that you’re thinking about them and that you care about what’s important to them.  Download this guide to quick, impactful communication that can help you retain clients and acquire new business.

Who Helps The Retirement Planner Retire?

If you are an advisor contemplating retirement from helping others, and shifting the focus to helping yourself, let Ameriprise help you do it!  We can assist with the complexities of transitioning and monetizing your practice and settling into a comfortable retirement with the financial resources you deserve.

Social Impact and Opportunity Zone Investing with Ellavoz Impact Capital

Ellavoz Impact Capital is a New Jersey-based Opportunity Zone advisory firm working to bring not only financial success to investors but just as importantly, a positive social impact in underserved communities.

Unlike other Tax Qualified Opportunity Zones (TQOZ), Ellavoz focuses on both financial returns and important social impact when choosing QOZs to invest in. Ellavoz seeks out projects that are profitable and create sustainable community social value.

With the Ellavoz Shared Values Opportunity Fund, a TQOF formed in partnership with New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC), the state’s largest community development financial institution, Ellavoz is bringing the public and private sectors together for innovative social impact investing. The Fund’s purpose is to serve social impact-minded investors who will provide equity capital for workforce and affordable housing and economic development.  The strategic partnership between Ellavoz and NJCC allows them to provide investors with a deal flow for QOZ projects that meet rigid financial and social impact requirements as well as professional due diligence.