First Rate and BITA Risk Partner to Offer Integrated Wealth Management Solution

The partnership focuses on providing best-of-breed performance, risk and portfolio analysis, and portfolio modeling tools to firms worldwide. First Rate a leading provider of wealth management [...]

Three Ways Chief Investment Officers Are in the Dark

Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) at Wealth Management firms have a hard job, whether it’s keeping an eye on the economy, overseeing investments, or managing a team of front office professionals.  [...]

Webinar – First Rate ExecView

Debra Detweiler( Product Manager, Products – Reporting & Analytics )Debra L. Detweiler, Product Manager – Reporting & Analytics, has been with First Rate since 2017. You can connect [...]

5 Tips to Elevate Your Firm with Automated Billing

The days of mailing paper invoices to clients and receiving envelopes containing paper checks is a dim memory for most businesses.  In this age of electronic transfers and digital currencies, an [...]

Four Challenges in Managing Oversight of Your Rep as PM Program

With the shift towards asset fee-based compensation for investment management, many brokers and financial advisors are registering their own portfolio strategies in a representative as portfolio [...]

Calculating the Real Cost of Tech Ownership

As the financial sector evolves amid market shifts and regulatory changes, technology is a must-have for wealth management firms. Financial technology enables advisors to stay connected to [...]

Why Multiple Systems are Killing Your DOL Compliance

First RateFirst Rate exists to help wealth management companies grow and thrive as stewards of their clients’ investments. Our reporting solutions help financial firms create absolute [...]

How to Use Tech to Comply with DOL

First RateFirst Rate exists to help wealth management companies grow and thrive as stewards of their clients’ investments. Our reporting solutions help financial firms create absolute [...]

How to Use Technology to Comply with DOL Fiduciary Rule

To comply with DOL regulations, many firms are simply adding all their new brokerage accounts to their managed account platforms. This approach seems to be a straightforward solution to ensuring [...]

Duck, Duck, Duck, DOL, DOL, DOL, SEC!

It seems like we have been going in circles, sitting and waiting for clarification around DOL and the fiduciary standard for so long that many may be ignoring an upcoming rule from the SEC that [...]

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