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Featured Episode

The Evolution and Popularity of Model Portfolios: A Conversation with BlackRock

Discover the future of model portfolios as we dive into an enlightening conversation with Eve Cout from BlackRock, shedding light on the growth, benefits and future potential of model portfolios.

Learn how they simplify complexity while ensuring cost efficiency and personalization. Also, explore how technology impacts their development and tackle upcoming trends and challenges in the sector. Finally, understand why model portfolios aren't going anywhere, and how they're shaping the future of wealth management.

In this episode:

  • The benefits of model portfolios for advisors and investors.
  • BlackRock's approach to model portfolios.
  • How technology is transforming portfolio management.

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Meet the Hosts


Julie Willoughby

Head of Global Sales
Julie serves Morningstar’s largest clients across the asset management, advisor, and alliances segments.


Ben Johnson, CFA

Head of Client Solutions, Asset Management
Ben leads client solutions for Morningstar’s asset management clients, after an impressive tenure in passive funds research.


Now, more than ever, investors expect personalized recommendations based on that individual's risk tolerance, total assets, and financial goals. What does personalization look like for investors today?

Efficiency and Scale

How are advisors embracing technology to balance efficient personalization at scale? Advisors can differentiate themselves by seizing opportunities to adopt emerging technology and automation.


As advisors and asset managers look to grow their books of business, they must also be mindful of new and evolving regulations that dictate the way they function and report on their impact.

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