By Tobias Henry
Digital Wealth Lead – Managing Principal, Capco
In its simplest form, the hybrid approach combines the best components of human-based financial advice and digital advice, offering a flexible and tailored wealth management solution to clients of all demographics.
The hybrid advice solution is underpinned by a flexible business model that can support customers throughout their financial lives, from mass market to ultra-high net worth. The hybrid approach, as shown in Figure 1, has three models to offer customers, depending on their customer segment (defined by investable assets) and the complexity of their financial needs.
The level of human interaction, product complexity, fees and accounts offered change between business models. The business models shown in Figure 2 indicate the optionality of the solution and illustrate the flexibility of the hybrid approach to meet the needs of all customer segments and financial needs.
The hybrid model has many inherent benefits to the financial advisor, the business and the client that make it an attractive and ...