NorthStar Blog

20
Jun

Orion’s Can’t-Miss Hits of Summer 2019

Don’t miss some of the biggest Orion hits of 2019! Check out some brand new ways you can grow your firm with ASTRO, Insight, Compliance, and more.

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18
Jun

Product Creation is Now in Your Hands!

At Orion, we’re all about providing custom tech solutions to help you grow your business. Now, we’re putting the power of customization in your hands! In this week’s Tech Tip, we’ll show you how to build your own products in the Products and Prices app.

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14
Jun

Making the Case: 3 Tips for Better Investing Three Ways to Look at the Best Stocks in the Last 10 Years

Content Provided by Case Eichenberger, CIMA – Senior Client Portfolio Manager We all know the story by now. Over the last 10 years, the U.S. market has been on fire, while our friends overseas have missed out. That may be true, but it’s only half of the story. Investable Stocks Outside of the U.S. Thanks to...
11
Jun

Viewing Cost Basis by Asset in Portfolio Audit

With so much functionality, Portfolio Audit is one of, if not the most, popular app in Orion Connect. In this week’s Tech Tip, we’ll explore how to view cost basis by asset within the Portfolio Audit app.  

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11
Jun

GLOBAL AND BALANCED: Helping Investors Succeed

By Kostya Etus, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager Global and balanced portfolios may help investors succeed over time. Diversifying across multiple asset classes, such as U.S. stocks, international stocks, and bonds, has historically provided better and more stable returns than investing in one asset class alone. By investing in a globally diversified, balanced portfolio, we believe...
10
Jun

What to Think About Before It’s Time to Create Your Next Invoice

There are a variety of billing methods for RIA firms. Review your firm’s key considerations now to get a smoother quarter-end billing experience later. Here’s how.

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04
Jun

Tax Loss Harvesting Opportunities with Eclipse Trading & ASTRO

Whether we like it or not, taxes are part of the investing experience. Though we can’t avoid them completely, there are ways to properly manage the impact of taxes on client portfolios. In this week’s Tech Tip, we’ll explore the Tax Loss Harvesting Tools available in Eclipse Trading and ASTRO, two premier Orion products built to provide tax-efficient portfolio solutions.

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03
Jun

Brand New Reasons to Love Report Builder

Do more reporting with more efficiency. Orion’s latest Report Builder enhancements have made the tool better than ever; learn how it can help streamline your operations.

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31
May

What You’ve Missed at Ascent 2019 So Far

So far, Ascent 2019 On the Road has taken the Orion team of Subject Matter Experts to Atlanta, Georgia, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Chicago, Illinois. All three events were filled with eye-opening tech training, invaluable networking opportunities, and one-on-one consultations! While Ascent 2019 is just getting started, we wanted to take some time to say “thank you” to all of our clients and prospects who helped make these first events a big success. Here are some of the highlights of our events to date: Atlanta Ascent 2019 started off with a bang at our inaugural event in Atlanta where we partnered with Redtail. 100+ clients and prospect joined us as we looked back at how our longstanding relationship with Redtail has helped advisors streamline their practices and allowed them to focus on client experience. Attendees were inspired by the keynote session given by Terry Jones, founder of Travelocity.com, chairman of Kayak.com, and Chief Information Officer at American Airlines/Sabre. Jones reflected on his extensive experience to show advisors how to build a culture of innovation and how to do more with less. The first day of Ascent ended with an unforgettable tour of Atlanta’s state-of-the-art Mercedes Benz Stadium. Attendees enjoyed a photo...

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30
May

No More Phishing Around: Why Vendor Risk Management is Critical to Keeping Your Firm Protected

Good data security practices for financial advisors are more important than ever, and so are the security controls that their vendors have in place. Here are some things to keep in mind as you evaluate your vendors.

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