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BMO Global Asset Management Launches Second Season of Advisor Podcast Series
  • After successful debut, BMO GAM announces second season of podcasts to provide actionable ideas for advisors to enhance their practices and expand their businesses.

CHICAGO, April 19, 2017 /CNW/ - BMO Global Asset Management (GAM) has launched the second season of its podcast series, "Better Conversations. Better Outcomes." The series provides actionable ideas to expand financial advisors' businesses. The second series consists of 14 episodes, which air alternating Wednesdays beginning today and run through December 2017.

The series' first season garnered more than 25,000 downloads and consistently positive advisor feedback. "Advisors praised the scope of topics and easy implementation of ideas to improve their practices," said Ben Jones, Managing Director of Intermediary Distribution for BMO Global Asset Management. "In season two, we're tackling topics and providing tools that will help advisors guide clients through conversations at the intersection of money and emotions. Many topics were suggested directly by our advisor audience."

Learn more about season one's key learnings and listen to episodes here: http://bmogamviewpoints.com/the-best-learnings-of-2016/.

In the new season, advisors can expect these topics among many more:

  • Cybersecurity for advisors
  • Financial planning/literacy for children
  • PR to power your practice
  • Divorce and financial planning
  • Using technology in your practice

"There is a degree of uncertainty facing the financial markets and advisors' practices this year. Our topics encompass conversations and ideas crucial to preserving and enhancing advisors' practices," Jones added. "We are looking to connect the mind, body and finances to improve outcomes for advisors and their clients.  After a strong debut, we are looking forward to season two, which will explore timely, niche and evergreen topics."

Ideal for advisors, the episodes are available via iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Additionally, each episode is available on BMO GAM's website, where listeners can leave feedback and suggest future topics: http://bmogamviewpoints.com/advisor-resources/better-conversations-podcast/.

Highlights from the first season include:

  • Investor archetypes
  • Family conversations that should not be avoided
  • The role of women in wealth management 
  • How to build a more valuable practice 
  • The art of communication

For more information on BMO Global Asset Management, visit http://www.bmo.com/gam.

About BMO Global Asset Management
BMO Global Asset Management is a global investment manager with offices in more than 25 cities in 14 countries, delivering service excellence to clients across five continents.

Our four major investment centers in Toronto, Chicago, London and Hong Kong are complemented by a network of world-class investment teams strategically located across the globe: BMO Real Estate Partners, LGM Investments, Pyrford International Ltd., and Taplin, Canida & Habacht, LLC. BMO Global Asset Management is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative (UNPRI).

BMO Global Asset Management is a part of BMO Financial Group, a highly diversified financial services provider based in North America with total assets of CDN $692 billion as of January 31, 2017, and over 45,000 employees. BMO Wealth Management has worldwide assets under management of CDN $402 billion.

BMO Global Asset Management is the brand name for various affiliated entities of BMO Financial Group that provide investment management and trust and custody services. Certain of the products and services offered under the brand name BMO Global Asset Management are designed specifically for various categories of investors in a number of different countries and regions and may not be available to all investors. Products and services are only offered to such investors in those countries and regions in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. BMO Financial Group is a service mark of Bank of Montreal (BMO).

All investments involve risk, including the loss of principal. 

Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the BMO Funds. This and other important information is contained in the prospectuses and/or summary prospectuses, which can be obtained by calling 1-800-236-3863. Please read carefully before investing. 

BMO Asset Management Corp. is the investment advisor to the BMO Funds.  BMO Investment Distributors, LLC is the distributor. Member FINRA/SIPC.

SOURCE BMO Financial Group

For further information: Media Contact: Mark Beazley, mark.beazley@bmo.com, 416-867-3996

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