From Airlines to Fintech, Innovation through Transformation

Apr 12, 2019 3:48:22 PM

Does innovation have to be transformative? Is it always disruptive? In an interview with InvestmentNews, our CEO and founder, Tim Bonacci draws upon learnings from the airline...

How Financial Advisors Are Growing Their Business Through Social Media

Apr 5, 2019 9:45:08 AM

With the rise of digital marketing and social media successes within the advisory landscape, many financial advisors are changing their strategy when it comes to marketing and...

Automated Post-Sales Performance Reports Make Life Easier

Mar 22, 2019 2:15:49 PM

Pulling up performance data for structured products is usually more time-intensive than other types of investments due to their complex nature. Manually managing this process can...

How to Improve Suitability Measures with Financial Technology

Mar 15, 2019 9:42:39 AM

Picture Tom, product manager for a large broker-dealer. Tom has his annual cycle exam in a couple of days. He understands how his orders have been approved and placed through his...

FINRA Suitability Fines Up by 225% in 2018

Mar 7, 2019 2:41:34 PM

As recently reported by Investment News, the law firm of Eversheds Sutherland issued a report summarizing 2018 fines imposed by FINRA.  The overall headline from their report is...

3 Reasons Why Wholesaler Value Could Increase

Feb 15, 2019 8:14:05 AM

Reverse inquiries are an excellent area for wholesalers to provide value. However, the current way most wholesalers facilitate reverse inquiries is very time-consuming and subject...

Custom Structure Creation and Pricing Automation Explained

Feb 6, 2019 8:42:43 AM

Despite the inherently complex nature of structured products, firms still surprisingly rely on emails and spreadsheets to manually manage the custom structure creation process. In...

Luma Launches Product Creation Tool to Automate Custom Structure Pricing

Jan 30, 2019 8:47:11 AM

Luma has launched its Product Creation Tool that automates the bidding and pricing process for customer structures.  Read the full press release below: [Cincinnati, OH, January...

Why Financial Technology Empowers - Not Eliminates - Advisors

Jan 24, 2019 10:53:27 AM

For some time now, investment management professionals have been concerned with technology's impact on the number of financial investment advisors. This concern was initially...

4 Reasons Custom Structure Pricing Needs to Be Automated

Jan 17, 2019 9:52:24 AM

For all the complexity and sophistication of structured products, the creation and pricing of custom structures in the U.S. remains a very manual activity and one that is...

FINRA Warns Brokers: Suitability Remains a Top Compliance Concern

Dec 19, 2018 2:11:25 PM

Financial Planning  recently published an article summarizing a report from FINRA's examination of firms and branch offices in 2018. FINRA identified frequent citations in areas...

4 Tips to Successfully Market Structured Products

Dec 7, 2018 1:00:50 PM

Because structured products are complex, advisors often have a hard time explaining the unique benefits of these financial vehicles along with the risks they carry. Even the...

How Luma Improves Control and Compliance

Nov 30, 2018 4:47:28 PM

Through advanced financial technology solutions, more and more banks and broker-dealers are saving time and improving control and compliance. This trend has now extended into...

Managing Post-Sales Activities with Luma

Nov 30, 2018 4:08:23 PM

In this blog post, we are going to go over how financial technology can help optimize a book of business for financial advisors. Accessing the performance of structured products...

Welcome to Structured Views!

Oct 26, 2018 10:15:38 AM

Welcome to the official blog of Luma Financial Technologies We provide an independent, multi-issuer platform that makes it easier for financial advisors to source, configure,...