BMO Global Asset Management Advisor-Focused Podcast Series Receives WealthManagement Industry Award
October 12, 2017 — BMO Global Asset Management’s (GAM) podcast series, Better conversations. Better outcomes., has received the 2017 WealthManagement.com Industry Award in the Asset Managers: Education and Thought Leadership category. Each year, WealthManagement magazine recognizes the best new business initiatives for helping financial advisors build better practices and more effectively serve their clients. BMO GAM was one of seven finalists in their category.
Since its launch in September 2016, the Better conversations. Better outcomes. podcast series has given advisors a wealth of insights and practice-building resources from experts and peers in the industry. A library of over 40 episodes is available and has been listened to by thousands of advisor around the globe.
“When we set out to create the podcast, our number one goal – which still holds true today – was to help advisors have better and more engaging conversations by covering relevant topics from experts in the industry,” said Ben Jones, Managing Director of Intermediary Distribution for BMO Global Asset Management. “This award is a nod to our guests and our listeners who together seek better outcomes for the clients they serve.”
Each podcast episode provides advisors with actionable ideas to enhance client conversations and build their practices. Recent topics include dealing with divorce financial planning, buying and selling practices, managing wealth for same-sex couples and more.
“Conversations are the cornerstone of any advisory business,” Jones added. “And many of these conversations occur at the intersection of money and emotions, creating challenging and sometimes awkward situations for advisors and their clients. The Better conversations. Better outcomes. podcast series is designed to help advisors have more meaningful conversations that get to the heart of these challenges – with more rewarding outcomes.”