Big Ticks: The Best Stories For Professionals This Week
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Big Ticks: The Best Stories For Professionals This Week

April 6, 2019
by Tony Vidler  CFP logo   CLU logo  ChFC logo 

Information, ideas, tips…the articles for professional advisers which I spotted this week that generate fresh thinking or a deeper understanding of issues are provided here as a quick readers digest for professionals who are looking ahead.


These are the highlights from the week that you should stop and read, as they are the best I’ve seen.


There is so much good information for professional services made available each week, much of which I share, that it is very easy to forget to pause and reflect.


Each week I select the best handful and give them Tony’s BIG Ticks as being the ones that made me pause and reflect, or think further.   They are sometimes thought-provoking, perhaps insightful, maybe a great sales or marketing idea or sometimes just incredibly topical.

The picks for professionals have been:


By @riskinfonews

Fascinating research released by regulators in Australia which looks at what has actually been happening with claims in the insurance industry…some mainstream media might just have to start re-writing some headlines as a result, becasue, actually, the insurance industry is pretty much delivering on its promises.

Who knew? (apart from those actually working in it and submitting claims?)




The Future Of Advice Is Hiding In Plain Sight
By @investmentnews

“So what is the state of the industry? What should we be concerned about, focus on, invest in and avoid?”  Here’s a great look into the crystal ball with some excellent observations I feel…




Advisers: Do You Want A Business Or A Practice?
By @iris_xyz

A great questions is posed….and a great list of key differences between the two is provided to help deliver clarity for advisers wondering what it is they should be building…



Drivers For Digitizing Compliance
By @CUBEGlobal

Financial services providers (and Advisers in particular) should be thinking a lot more about “regtech” than general “fintech” as they are probably going to spend more money and gain more efficiencies from regtech…and this article provides a good (but quick) overview of why that is…




Is Life Expectancy Falling? Really?
By @AdvPerspectives

I make the point that life expectancy has started to decline in some of the most prosperous countries, I often run into a wall of disbelief. Many simply don’t believe me, so I decided to do some further digging….”

…and what interesting digging it is!

Share them around please…they are too good to keep to yourself!  



P.S.  My best this week?  I think it was
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