Women in Finance

Wealth Management: A Digital Perspective from April Rudin

By Courtney McQuade on March 16, 2017
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April Rudin, a top marketing strategist for the financial services and wealth management sectors, founded her wealth management marketing firm in 2008 just as the fintech age began to ramp up, and it’s now exploding. With…

Embracing challenges is the key to success for this female fund manager’s journey

By Courtney McQuade on March 8, 2017
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In honor of International Women’s Day today, I’d like to shine a spotlight on an accomplished woman in the field of asset management. Women are severely underrepresented making up approximately 10% of the fund managers in…

Robo-Advisors: It’s all about people

By Courtney McQuade on November 30, 2016
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Investors today want to find a safe place to learn about investing where they feel comfortable enough to ask questions. Can FinTech and Robo-Advisors be the answer? I had the opportunity to speak with Krysten Merriman, head of marketing for…

Five Insights From The Women in Finance Power 100

By Courtney McQuade on November 24, 2016
Five Insights From The Women in Finance Power 100

While robo-advisors are quickly gaining popularity, many agree they’ll never replace the human touch. Why? Because investing has an emotional dimension to it. Most people would agree it’s confusing and scary. Add to that mix a…

Former Robo-Advisor Exec Highlights Why Human Advice is Better

By Courtney McQuade on October 13, 2016
Katharine Earhart, Former Robo-Advisor Exec Highlights Why Human Advice is Better

After a seven-year stint on the retail side with Schwab, Katharine Earhart worked at one of the original robo-advisors – mPower.com Inc., an online advisor to 401Ks , eventually purchased by Morningstar. She then spent 14…

Why FinServ Companies are Still Failing to Attract Female Customers

By David Prosser on September 22, 2016
FinServ Still Failing to Attract Female Customers

Does your asset management firm struggle with a lack of female customers? If so, you’re almost certainly not alone – many financial services companies are failing to attract women and while 17 percent of men have…

Kurtosys Power 100: The Most Influential Women in Finance on Twitter

By Alexandra DiSalvo on August 1, 2016
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Welcome to the Women in Finance Power 100! Each week we track the most influential financial #women on Twitter using Klout score. If you consider yourself a #finserv social influencer then join the race by clicking the grey “Join” button…

Women in ETFs: My conversation with the co-founder

By Courtney McQuade on July 20, 2016
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Recently I wrote a blog about the commercial importance of targeting women as a separate market segment in the ETF industry. In the blog I mentioned an interview I had with Deborah Fuhr, one of the…

Women in ETFs: More than Meets the Eye?

By Courtney McQuade on July 7, 2016
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Recently there’s been a lot of talk surrounding the increasing numbers of women having a hand in designing cars. When you think about it, it makes sense. Women buy the majority of automobiles and they influence 80%…

Kurtosys Insights: Boutique Asset Manager Eyes Marketing Innovations

By Courtney McQuade on June 29, 2016
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With over 16 years in the financial industry, and over six as the Global Marketing Director at Broadmark Asset Management LLC, Rawson Gulick has witnessed the evolution of the asset management industry and distribution. She took…

Women of the Bitcoin Industry

By Sarah Mardiney on May 26, 2016
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If you are someone who participates, or even pays attention to the financial technology industry, odds are you have come across the terms “blockchain” and “bitcoin” at some point. Often at times, these words are used…

FinServ: How Women Perceive It

By Sarah Mardiney on May 9, 2016
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This blog post will examine some financial services (FinServ) that are marketed towards women in hopes of encouraging financial literacy among females (especially millennials like myself), as well as spreading the word on the financial resources…