NorthStar Blog

10
Sep

Cumulative Returns and the Power of Compounding

By Kostya Etus, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager In performance reports, time periods over one year are often annualized. Annualized returns may seem small, but compounded over a long period, they result in significant cumulative returns. As returns get higher and the time period stretches, small differences begin to have a more exponential impact. But it...
04
Sep

How to Perfectly and Ruthlessly Ruin Your Investment Portfolio

By Jeovany Zelaya, Client Portfolio Manager I’d like to give you a FREE step-by-step guide on how to fabulously and ridiculously end up with as little money as possible when it comes to your investment portfolio and, along the way, end up hating yourself. Ready!? Let’s go! 1. Don’t save anything at all. Spend everything...
20
Aug

Improve Your Efficiency with the Trends Optimization Dashboard

Orion technology can help you improve many different facets of your business. With so many applications and programs available, there's a lot to keep track of. In this week’s tech tip, we’ll show you a tool that can help ensure you’re taking advantage of everything Orion has to offer.

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14
Aug

Introducing Eclipse Trading’s Revamped Tactical Tool: Review Trades & Make Real-Time Adjustments Efficiently & Confidently

The newly revamped Tactical Tool is Eclipse Trading’s most comprehensive pre-trade review tool. Learn how the Tactical Tool can help you review trades before execution and make one-off trades for specific clients with ease.

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13
Aug

Stay on Top of Employee Oversight with the Supervise Tool

Even if you’re a one-person shop, keeping track of portfolio management, trading and billing can be a daunting task. In this week’s Tech Tip, we’ll show you how the Supervise Tool, found within Orion’s Compliance app, can help you spend less time monitoring trading and billing functions, and more time meeting with clients, so you can enjoy your business again. 

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08
Aug

Orion and Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions® Eliminate Time-Consuming Paperwork with a New Digital Account Opening Integration

Reduce the time you spend opening new accounts from days to just minutes — and eliminate frustrating paperwork — using Orion’s latest integration with Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions.

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06
Aug

Viewing Client Risk Statistics in the Performance Viewer App

In this week's Tech Tip we'll discuss how to view a client's risk statistics within the Performance Viewer app and how you can make adjustments to keep your clients on track to meet their long-term financial goals.

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05
Aug

Three Reasons You’ll Love the New Two-Way Data Sync Between Orion and Redtail

Orion and Redtail have improved their already-robust integration with a new two-way data sync. Learn three ways the update can make a big impact on your firm.

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05
Aug

What to Expect When You’re Expecting an Implementation

Choosing the right leader, knowing your data, and more are all critical parts of what financial advisors need to know about technology implementation. Get the full story here before you choose a new solution.

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01
Aug

Is a Recession Really That Bad?

By Kostya Etus, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager “The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it.” –Rafiki, The Lion King (1994) A potential slowdown in the economy and the prospect of a recession has been a hot topic lately. Let’s take a closer look...