PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial Wealth Management (GFWM), a subsidiary of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW), announced the launch of a significant upgrade to eWealthManager, the firm's online platform used by financial advisors working with GFWM. Advisors can take advantage of a host of new features and functionality to make working with their clients and on their business more efficient and effective. Content and tools are easier to find and use, and organized to align better with the way advisors work.
"The goal of the new eWealthManager is to help advisors maximize their time, so they can concentrate on their interactions with clients," said GFWM President and CEO Gurinder Ahluwalia. "We asked a cross-section of advisors on our platform where we should focus, and we listened and used their input to design the new site."
Ahluwalia also noted that the site supports GFWM's mission of helping advisors build better businesses with a new and extensive Practice Management section that provides a hub through which to track key information about their practices.
The upgraded eWealthManager site enables advisors to:
- See their entire practice at a glance
- View investment summaries by Asset Allocation Approaches, Asset Classes or Solution Types
- View performance of the portfolio strategists in each of GFWM's asset allocation approaches
- Compare the investment characteristics of portfolio strategists
- Quickly evaluate their firm's activity and growth on the platform
- Host secure client meetings with the new Meeting Mode feature
- Understand their clients' activity on the site
- Leverage business planning tools and calculators to enhance business results
Ahluwalia added that "The site is another reflection of our commitment to helping advisors who are committed to Genworth Wealth Management build great businesses which includes the use of enhanced technology."
About Genworth Financial Wealth Management, Inc.
Genworth Financial Wealth Management, Inc. helps independent financial advisors build great businesses by providing comprehensive support across every phase of their operation. GFWM offers a sophisticated investment management platform, robust client relationship tools and support, and innovative practice management programs that combine leading-edge industry research with real-world expertise and experience. A wholly owned subsidiary of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW), GFWM has over $20 billion in assets on its platform and helps more than 6,000 advisors meet their clients' wealth management and investment needs. For more information, visit www.genworthwealth.com.
Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a leading Fortune 500 insurance holding company dedicated to helping people secure their financial lives, families and futures. Genworth has leadership positions in offerings that assist consumers in protecting themselves, investing for the future and planning for retirement -- including life insurance, long term care insurance, financial protection coverages, and independent advisor-based wealth management -- and mortgage insurance that helps consumers achieve home ownership while assisting lenders in managing their risk and capital.
Genworth has approximately 6,400 employees and operates through three divisions: Insurance and Wealth Management, which includes U.S. Life Insurance, Wealth Management, and International Protection segments; Mortgage Insurance, which includes U.S. and International Mortgage Insurance segments; and the Corporate and Runoff division. Its products and services are offered through financial intermediaries, advisors, independent distributors and sales specialists. Genworth Financial, Inc., which traces its roots back to 1871, became a public company in 2004 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. For more information, visit genworth.com. From time to time, Genworth Financial, Inc. releases important information via postings on its corporate website. Accordingly, investors and other interested parties are encouraged to enroll to receive automatic email alerts and Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds regarding new postings. Enrollment information is found under the "Investors" section of genworth.com.
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