Our VISION2020 Advisor Portal integrates all of FSC’s online resources into one cohesive environment. This dynamic resource aggregates the information and tools you, as a financial professional, need to provide the highest levels of service to your clients as well as maximize your operational efficiency. The Advisor Portal’s powerful features include:
- Personalized dashboard providing “one click” access to your frequently-used resources
- Suite integrating all client and account management tools in one location
- Broad palette of information and tools for daily office management needs
- Robust product suite packaging everything you need to identify and offer the most suitable products and services to your clients
- Advisory services that are focused on the many fee-based resources our platform offers
- Collection of programs and services dedicated to business development
- Access to online self-service tools ensuring our home office is accountable to your needs
The Advisor Portal is organized as a collection of sub-systems, each of which has been designed to accomplish specific tasks. Click the links below to learn more about each specific sub-system.
There’s no doubt about it—the financial advisor landscape is shifting. Clients are more informed, demand better service, and need more advice than ever before. It’s a new, more connected world and the successful advisor is committed to keeping pace with change.
Our dedicated Investment Advisory Services (IAS) team helps financial advisors develop and grow a fee-based practice that IAS can take their business to the next level. Through forward-thinking investment solutions, a robust fee-based platform, and superior customer service, the IAS team focuses on your specific needs and expectations so you can do the same for your clients.
Fee-Based Practices Services
Fee-based asset management emphasizes the quality of the relationships you have with your clients. By considering all of your clients’ investment needs, you are able to provide more comprehensive services and support to help them reach their goals. In addition, fee-based asset management enables you to offer a wider selection of products and services that attract clients with more sophisticated needs.
Our Investment Advisory offerings are centered on the VISION2020 Wealth Management Platform (WMP). This web-based platform features:
- Model Portfolios constructed by multiple, institutional-grade money managers
- Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) that address specific investment goals
- Unified Managed Account (UMA) solution incorporating separately managed accounts, mutual funds and Exchange-Traded Funds
- Advisor Managed Portfolios (AMP) that allow advisors to customize portfolios to their clients’ objectives and risk tolerance
Additional features of the platform include:
- Risk Tolerance Assessment tool to help position client assets
- Portfolio Analysis to assess your clients’ investments and asset allocations
- Expansive Research Capabilities to compare products and managers
- Proposal System that allows advisors to present portfolio analyses, investment strategy and research to clients in one easy-to-read document
Third Party Money Managers
In addition to the WMP, our advisory services offerings include the option to select and manage Third Party Money Managers on behalf of your clients. Each of these programs allows you to provide forward-thinking investment solutions to help you meet the specific needs of individual clients. Instead of commissions, clients are charged an advisory fee that is based on their total client assets.
Our office automation suite of tools and business solutions are designed to ease administrative burdens and deliver speed and simplicity with only a single login, single data entry, and pre-populated forms using existing data. It is a cloud-based solution that consolidates information on your clients, prospects, and leads. Each feature can be used either individually or integrated together to form the foundation of a truly automated office.
Salesforce is our cloud-based CRM solution that consolidates information on your clients, prospects, and leads.
Client Central is a one-stop repository for your client and account information.
eForms Library is an electronic library of more than 15,000 easy-to-find forms. There is also a version that gives you the ability to complete forms without having to depend on Adobe to launch them.
Document Management is our SEC/FINRA compliant paperless processing system that serves as an imaging and document repository system.
Client-Based Recordkeeping means that your client signs the W9 and customer agreement only once.
Advisor Business Intelligence allows advisors to extrapolate relevant data and run reports that separate their business assets at multiple levels. Calculating and displaying such information enables advisors to analyze clients and accounts by product type, demographics, geography, profitability, total client assets, accounts & positions, among other elements.
These reports provide the data for creating an actionable business plan with real time client information. Details on AUM for both retail and investment advisory business can be viewed on both summary and detail levels. Advanced data analysis capabilities allow advisors to streamline data flows and create reports to spotlight inefficiencies, validate resource expenditures, or conduct cost/benefit studies.
Business Valuation Calculators assist advisors in valuing their own practice or one they are looking to buy.
Client Management allows you to create forms, enter checks and securities, log transactions, as well as log in regional banking entries.
Commission Report Center enables advisors to view their commission statements and other related activities in a multi-dimensional view.
Email Encryption ensures that emailed content is securely delivered to the recipient without being intercepted, accessed or read by unauthorized persons.
Email Services available for our advisors’ business-related email communications are Redtail and Smarsh.
Forefield Marketing Resources provides access to an online library of more than 4,000 pre-approved educational and sales resources at no additional charge.
MyProfile allows advisors to view their licensing profile as well as add state licenses, insurance licenses and appointments.
Online Registration Center facilitates the recruiting process for both OSJs and potential recruits and keeps them up-to-date on the status of each registration.
RegEd is used to complete compliance questionnaires and certifications.
Social Media Dashboard Advisors can quickly and effectively manage their social media communications for the three predominant sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter) all in one place.
At FSC, we offer three robust web-based platforms that enable you to give your clients access to their accounts. We also give you the decision-making power on how much and what type of access your clients should have.
Pershing OneView enables clients to access their brokerage accounts, as well as accounts held directly with product vendors. It provides the ability to view an entire household’s accounts with one login, and view and print portfolio reports.
Pershing NetX Investor enables clients to access their brokerage accounts and provides current account information including balances, holdings, cost basis, activity, projected cash flow, order status, and account profile. It gives access to statements, confirms and tax statements (including 1099s) and allows opt-out of paper delivery of these items.
BillSuite access enables clients to pay bills through the website using their Pershing brokerage account funds. It also delivers market information including delayed quotes and news services with access to financial and investing educational materials.
NFS’s Streetscape Workstation is a high-performance, web-based application that provides clients with instant access to a wide range of features including comprehensive account information, dynamic market data and research tools, as well as reporting capabilities and investment planning tools.