RightCapital Financial Advisor Blog

Congratulations to the Investopedia 100 Top Advisors of 2022!

Investopedia’s list of 100 Top Financial Advisors of 2022 was released last month and we were so excited to see that 23 of the advisors on the list are using RightCapital to make financial planning a breeze.
Aug 03, 2022

Watch How RightCapital Can Help Answer the Top 5 Planning Questions Advisors Are Asked

Watch Ted Denbow, VP, Head of Sales demonstrate a case study about pre-retirees asking five questions about their financial futures that advisors hear most from clients. Learn how to answer the questions with scenarios, calculations, and clear visuals within RightCapital’s financial planning software.
Jul 27, 2022

How an Experienced Advisor Started Fresh at His Own RIA with RightCapital

When founding his own RIA after working for a large firm, Andrew Mastro had the opportunity to find “the very best financial planning software” on behalf of clients.
Jul 21, 2022

How to Use Financial Planning Software to Help Clients Manage Debt

If your financial planning software doesn’t have a good way to account for this burden and to determine payment solutions for your clients, you may want to look around and find a software that allows you to do the following:
Jul 15, 2022

Are You Offering These Core Financial Planning Services to Your Clients? Here's Why You Should.

Ted Denbow, VP/Head of Sales, walked through a case study showing how advisors can address these important services easily within RightCapital’s financial planning software, services that 4/10 RIAs are not offering.
Jul 13, 2022

A Roundup of Our Favorite Q2 Updates

We wanted to fill you in on our favorite updates from the last three months, such as additional flexibility for Roth conversions, firm-wide assumptions, increased trust-planning capabilities, and more!
Jul 06, 2022

How an Advisor Uses RightCapital’s Tax-Efficient Distribution Tool to Earn New Business

Derek Mazzarella, an advisor with Gateway Financial Partners, spoke with us about his experience with RightCapital. Mazzarella was searching for a software that was easy to understand from the client perspective but which also offered enough tools from an advisor’s perspective—something he hadn’t yet found on the market.
Jun 30, 2022

Meet the RightCapital Marketing Team

If you’ve been wondering who is the voice behind our website, who organizes our presence at financial planning conferences, or why our Twitter feed has been full of Schitt’s Creek gifs, meet the RightCapital Marketing Team.
Jun 21, 2022

Introducing an Advisor with a 100% Retention Rate with RightCapital Clients

We sat down with a long-time friend of RightCapital, Matt Fortney in Shelton, Connecticut to discuss how he has been using our financial planning software for the last four years.
Jun 10, 2022

5 Reasons to Generate Leads Within RightCapital

RightCapital's lead generation tool is designed specifically for financial advisors to help them generate, nurture, and convert leads into clients.
May 31, 2022

How to Keep Clients Calm and Carrying On During Volatile Markets

We’ve come up with a few tips to communicate effectively with clients during volatile markets to help alleviate any anxiety.
May 20, 2022

7 Ways for Financial Advisors to Save Time and Increase Productivity

Time is of the essence and it seems each day even more distractions pop up. Below are some suggestions as to how you can save time and increase productivity.
May 13, 2022

What’s the Best Financial Planning Software According to Advisors and Why?

Here are some words straight out of the mouths (or, rather, the keyboards!) of financial advisors as to why THEY think we are the best.
May 10, 2022

Meet the RightCapital Product Team

Not many companies are able to introduce innovations on a weekly basis and we are proud to feature some of the folks who help make that magic happen.
May 05, 2022

Acquire New Clients with a Conversation on Tax-Efficient Distributions

Provide prospects who are approaching retirement or already retired with a new view on how different retirement distribution strategies could save them thousands or more in taxes!
Apr 29, 2022

7 Considerations When Choosing a Financial Planning Software

Are you on the lookout for a new financial planning software? Or perhaps looking to use one for the first time? Software can be a commitment and we want you to feel confident in your decision.
Apr 26, 2022

What’s the Difference Between Cash Flow and Goal-Based Planning?

With RightCapital, advisors can choose from cash flow, goals-based, or a “secret sauce” third option of modified cash-flow.
Apr 20, 2022

Meet the RightCapital Operations Team

Meet the people behind the curtain who make up the Operations Team here at RightCapital.
Apr 07, 2022

A Roundup of Our Favorite Q1 Updates

If you haven’t gotten through all of our weekly emails or if you’re not yet a subscriber, here’s a rundown of some of the enhancements we were most proud to share from January through March!
Apr 05, 2022

How to Make the RightCapital Platform Yours

The RightCapital software is fully customizable so you can truly make it your own! Use our platform to provide your clients with a personalized experience that will always bring them back to you.
Mar 31, 2022

3 Steps for Tackling Student Loan Debt Repayment with Clients

46 million Americans know they need a plan to pay off their debt, but many aren’t sure how to get started and are left feeling overwhelmed and confused. Here are three steps for helping them tackle student loan debt repayment.
Mar 28, 2022

How to Migrate From Another Financial Planning Software to RightCapital

Learn how to migrate all of your client data, get your clients acclimated to something new, and make sure you’re in your comfort zone.
Mar 23, 2022

All the Training Opportunities Available Through RightCapital’s Webinars

Here at RightCapital, we aim to set you up for success, so we offer plenty of free training opportunities, including our weekly interactive webinars.
Mar 21, 2022

What to Expect During a Demo With RightCapital

Each demo is a personalized one-on-one virtual meeting with a member of our Sales Team, at a time that works for you.
Mar 18, 2022

What the RightCapital Book Club Wants Everyone to Know From "Atomic Habits"

Whether you are looking to adjust your own productivity or health habits or hoping to influence your clients to form better financial habits, we wanted to share what we learned and loved from "Atomic Habits" by James Clear.
Mar 16, 2022

What Your Financial Planning Software Should Have for Millennial Clients

If you’re not already tapped into the Millennial market, we’ve got some tips on features you’ll want to make sure your financial planning software has to best manage this generation’s needs.
Mar 14, 2022

Which RightCapital Plan is Right For You?

At this time, RightCapital has three subscription options, from most standard to most advanced: Basic; Premium; and Platinum. But what's the difference between them all?
Mar 09, 2022

Meet the RightCapital Training & Onboarding Team

You’re likely familiar with their voices from onboarding calls and training webinars, but we’d love for you to get to know our Training and Onboarding team (and their pets!) a little better.
Mar 02, 2022

What is Financial Planning Software and Why Should Advisors Use It?

The goal of financial planning software is to maximize the success of your clients and to help them understand the purpose of the plan you set forth. The latest Kitces Report of independent financial advisors found that 83% of advisors are currently using a financial planning software—if you’re not one of them, we’re here to convince you to join the trend!
Feb 28, 2022

8 Things Your Clients Can Do on the RightCapital Mobile App

Your clients can access their finances anytime, anywhere with the RightCapital mobile app.
Feb 24, 2022

7 Ways to Deliver Additional Value to Your Clients

RightCapital’s new business intelligence feature, RightIntel, can help you identify additional opportunities to deliver value to your clients so you can focus on the action.
Feb 22, 2022

How to Make the Most of Your Free 14-Day RightCapital Trial

We wouldn’t want you to feel rushed during your 14-day free trial of RightCapital, so we pulled together a quick guide of how we’d recommend getting to know our financial planning software during that time period.
Feb 18, 2022

How to Generate Leads with the RightCapital Growth Program

At RightCapital, we are always looking for new ways to help our advisors grow their businesses. This is why we developed the Growth Program, an easy-to-use lead generation program that can be used by anyone.
Feb 14, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About the RightCapital Client Portal

Our client portal is interactive, but advisors have the flexibility to decide which features their clients can view and edit. You’re still the advisor, but your client will gain confidence and trust by being a part of the journey. If you’re wondering what it is your clients see in the RightCapital client portal and what they can do there, read on.
Feb 10, 2022

8 Tips to Help Financial Advisors Master Social Media

Having a social media presence for your advisory practice is a necessity these days. Here are some easy tips on how you can master social media, once and for all.
Feb 07, 2022

This Just In—Key Takeaways from the Latest 2021 Kitces Report

The latest Kitces Report, “The Technology That Independent Financial Advisors Actually Use (And Like),” released on January 31, 2022, provides an in-depth overview of all major advisor tech stack categories and how advisors feel about their current solutions. We loved poring over the 74-page report, but if you haven’t gotten through it all yet, here’s a quick summary on the current state of the financial planning software market.
Feb 03, 2022

All the Ways to Connect with RightCapital’s Support Team

RightCapital's highest-rated in the industry customer support team can be reached in many ways. Let us know how we can help you!
Feb 02, 2022

How to Use RightCapital's Prospecting Videos to Grow Your Financial Planning Business

One of the best ways to capture a prospect’s attention is through video. RightCapital makes it easy for you to prospect through video with our customizable and engaging videos that you can use in whatever ways you see fit.
Jan 31, 2022

RightCapital’s Top 10 Product Features & Enhancements of 2021

A roundup of RightCapital’s Top 10 Product Features & Enhancements of 2021 including Dynamic Retirement Spending Strategies, RightIntel Business Intelligence Dashboard, Estate Planning Enhancements, Social Security Updates, Retirement Updates, New Disability Insurance Module, Roth Conversion Updates, Client-Specific Assumptions, New Charts, and a RightCapital Refresh.
Jan 28, 2022

Elevate Your Practice with Dynamic Retirement Spending Strategies

Learn about the limitations of static, inflation-adjusted retirement spending strategies and explore more flexible options such as staged spending, retirement spending smile, and dynamic retirement spending strategies that automatically respond to unpredictable markets.
Nov 12, 2021

Tax Planning Opportunities with the Tax Cut and Jobs Act

Learn to explain how the Tax Cut and Jobs Act affect your clients and provide appropriate solutions.
Oct 07, 2021

4 Considerations for Clients Investing in Real Estate

The real estate market in many parts of the country has become a hot topic, especially as demand surges, but inventory remains low. With this in mind, it can be expected that financial professionals will be having client conversations around investing or selling real estate. Whether working with a first-time homebuyer or preparing an estate plan for an experienced real estate investor, it’s important to consider all factors before advising clients on how to approach real estate investments. Here are four key considerations to keep in mind.
May 20, 2021

Regulation Best Interest - Get Compliance Ready with RightCapital

On June 30th expanded Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) rules take full effect. The regulation is designed to provide an additional layer of care and concern for ‘retail customers’ of financial professionals. More simply put, the best interests of your client must come first at all times.
Jun 25, 2020

RightCapital Gives Back

In an effort to support our local community, RightCapital started the 'Give Back' initiative to help keep our local businesses thriving.
May 26, 2020

5 Ways for Financial Advisors to Remain Compliant on Social Media

Having a social media presence for your advisory practice is a necessity these days.
Mar 25, 2020

Retirement VS Disability Benefits: Which Is Right For Your Client?

There are many factors that come into consideration when you’re planning a client’s retirement. This is especially true if your client has a disability and you’re not sure if you should recommend they start receiving Social Security disability benefits or simply apply for retirement.
Sep 27, 2019

Advisor Spotlight: Arielle Minicozzi, CFP®, CSLP®

Learn how financial advisor, student loan specialist, mortgage guru and automation queen Arielle Minicozzi uses RightCapital Financial Planning software to convert prospects and help her clients at Modern Money Advisor Financial Planning learn the truth about their saving and spending.
Aug 07, 2019

Expanding your client’s experience

Learn how you can expand and improve your client's experience from RightCapital's Director of Customer Success.
Jun 26, 2019

Advisor Spotlight: Willis Ashby

Learn how the Founder and President of Integra Financial uses RightCapital Financial Planning software in his advisory practice.
Jun 19, 2019

Enhancing Your Client Experience

One thing we heard from surveying our customers and from our everyday conversations is that we at RightCapital are collectively focused on your clients. We provide you with the tools you need to have happy and successful clients – clients that understand how to achieve financial success.
Dec 19, 2018

6 Ways to Engage Your Clients

Ensuring your clients see the value you provide is something that keeps many advisors up at night. Keeping your clients engaged with your practice is the best way to know where you stand.
Dec 05, 2018

Show Your Value with Retirement Transition Tax Planning

Learn how Kyle Moore, CFP® founder of Quarry Hill Advisors incorporates retirement transition tax planning into his practice.
Nov 26, 2018

How I Use Financial Planning to Change Lives

Learn how Meg Bartelt CFP®, MSFP uses financial planning to change lives with RightCapital financial planning software and the services she provides.
Oct 24, 2018

Bridge Building and Tax Efficient Distribution Strategies

Your clients have worked hard to save for their retirement, help them make the most of their money by explaining the three typical retirement drawdown strategies.
Apr 09, 2018

4 Questions that Simplify Social Security Benefits

It’s never too early to talk to your clients about retirement and long term financial goals. Here are 4 social security questions to review with your clients!
Mar 08, 2018

Engage Prospects with a Conversation about Social Security Strategies

Engage prospects by having a conversation about social security strategies with RightCapital Planning Software.
Nov 17, 2016

The Financial Advisor Website: 5 Critical Things to Consider

Timothy Baker, CFP® discusses the 5 critical things to consider when creating a website as a financial advisor.
Jul 27, 2016

I Use Technology to Provide Personalized Financial Planning Services Virtually to Gen X/Y Clients

Learn how Katie Brewer CFP started Your Richest Life and how she uses technology to provide personalized financial planning services virtually to gen x/y clients.
May 13, 2016

Simplifying Tax Modeling in Retirement Planning

There is no denying that our U.S. tax system has become mind-numbingly complex, but it is equally true that tax expenses can represent a significant portion of many clients’ overall expenses in
Mar 26, 2016

Financial Planners: Identify and Manage Risk

RightCapital compares how banks and life insurance companies identify and manage risk for clients and how financial planners can use those methods.
Mar 10, 2016