1. Common Challenges Financial Advisors Face Today

    There's no such thing as an industry without challenges. While finances and investments may be something that you're passionate about, you had to know that you'd come across some challenges in your career! The team at Alpha Droid has been a part of the industry for years. In the last few decades, we've seen some serious changes happen. Whether it's because of technology, strategy, or the market it…Read More

  2. Ways to Increase Your Competitive Edge – Part 2

    It’s a dog eat dog world when you look at the financial advisory industry. With every other professional being a major competitor, it’s essential that you recognize how you can gain a competitive edge that you use to attract customers. In our last blog post, we began talking about some of the things that you can incorporate into your practice or focus on as an individual to gain some competiti…Read More

  3. Tips for Young Financial Advisors

    As a young, passionate individual, it’s exciting to get hired in your industry. The financial advising industry is a big, competitive world, and when you’re given the opportunity to be a part of a financial advisory practice, it’s incredibly exciting. The reality, however, is that there are going to be some challenges that you come across as a fresh addition to the financial advisory world. …Read More

  4. Most Common Reasons Clients Fire Financial Advisors

    To be a successful financial advisor, you need clients; without them, it's impossible to make an income or maintain your job. Unfortunately, just as with any other industry, clients call the shots, and there are a handful of reasons that they're likely to fire a financial advisor. While the umbrella reason that a financial advisor will be fired is because the client is unhappy with their services,…Read More

  5. Tips To Improve Trading Results

    Many traders are simply putting in the hours, thinking that if they spend enough time around the markets, analyzing charts, reading books, and taking online courses, their skill level will improve. While it's important to have a solid understanding of trading, putting in extra hours won’t necessarily increase a traders potential profit. In fact, many traders struggle to make consistent profits. …Read More

  6. Tips To Help You Better Understand Algorithmic Trading

    Algorithmic trading is one of the most efficient and innovative trading strategies that both short-term traders and long-term investors can utilize to increase their profits while mitigating risk. Basically, algo trading is a form of trading that is based on a set of predefined rules or instructions, accounting for past data in volume, price, and other indicators with respect to time. While those …Read More

  7. Reason’s Financial Advisors Should Have An Investment Philosophy

    An investor without an investment philosophy is like a car without an engine. Without a convincing, evidence-based set of beliefs about the markets and how to invest in them, risks capital loses. Reason’s Financial Advisors Should Have An Investment Philosophy For financial advisors, an investment philosophy can have a large impact on the success of their practice. In this blog, we are going to …Read More

  8. The Risks Associated With Portfolio Rebalancing

    One of the biggest questions in the investment world with no sure answer is ‘when should investors rebalance their portfolios?’. Many financial experts recommend rebalancing your portfolio at least once a year. Others will recommend rebalancing once each equator. No matter how often an investor rebalances their portfolio, the idea behind it is that they decide in advance what their appropriate…Read More

  9. A Quick Guide To Backtesting For Traders

    One of the best ways to determine how well a trading strategy will perform is by backtesting. Backtesting is a vital component of the development of an effective trading system. Backtesting uses historical market data to reconstruct trades that would have taken place in the past using rules set by a given strategy. As a result, backtesting offers statistics that help traders determine the effectiv…Read More

  10. Three Myths About Investment Portfolio Software

    Whether it is for managing their own personal portfolio or a client’s portfolio, many investors are recognizing the increasingly sophisticated market environment, and are choosing to explore investment management software as a way to streamline information and processes. Although we are surrounded by technology, many firms and investors are fearful of the old stereotypes on the limitations of in…Read More