Overview

Financial Advisor IQ (FA-IQ) is a fast-growing advisor resource from the Financial Times. FA-IQ informs, educates, and connects advisors with daily news focusing on practice management and a network of industry content from leading fund firms.

Daily news emails cover trends in practice management, managing client relationships, technology and operations, legal and compliance and more. FA-IQ is produced by a team of in-house journalists and is shaped to help advisors build their practices by reporting through the lens of the advisor-client relationship. 

FA-IQ’s ThinkTank connects advisors with white papers from 350+ asset managers. ThinkTank offers one central location for advisors to discover, read, and share intelligence on a range of topics, including investing, financial planning, retirement plans, tax planning and more. CFP® professionals can earn continuing education credits by reading these accredited white papers on-site. 

ETF Insider delivers the latest weekly news on ETF market developments and the analysis that advisors need to best serve their clients. Tune in every Thursday to receive ETF insights from editor Jackie Noblett.



    Our commitment

    It is fundamental to the integrity and success of the Financial Times (FT) that we uphold the highest possible standards of ethical and professional journalism, and that we are seen to do so. 

    As a subsidiary of the Financial Times, FA-IQ and its journalism are subject to a self-regulation regime under the FT Editorial Code of Practice: www.ft.com/editorialcode


    Our actions

    In September 2014 the Financial Times Limited (FT) appointed Greg Callus as its editorial Complaints Commissioner. The role will ensure a continued means of dealing with reader complaints following the closure of the UK Press Complaints Commission. His remit is to support the FT’s existing framework for handling editorial complaints, independent of the editor. 

    Read our guide to the policies and processes of the Complaints Commissioner here.

    If you wish to request a clarification or correction, or make a complaint about any of our editorial content or journalistic activity, please email managing editor Rita Raagas De Ramos rderamos@financialadvisoriq.com.

    Where any complaint under the FT Editorial Code is unable to be resolved by FT’s senior editors, the Complaints Commissioner will review the matter and recommend any appropriate redress.


    Editorial

    Rita Raagas De Ramos
    Rita Raagas De Ramos

    Rita Raagas De Ramos is the Managing Editor of Financial Advisor IQ. Her more than 20 years of journalism experience includes covering the wealth and asset management industries in the U.S. and Asia. She joined The Financial Times in 2010 as Managing Editor of Ignites Asia before moving to New York in 2015 as US Research Manager of Ignites Research and then taking on the role of Special Projects Manager at Financial Advisor IQ. Prior to working at The Financial Times, she was an Asset Management Reporter at Dow Jones Newswires and Managing Editor at AsianInvestor. Before that, she was the Bureau Chief at United Press International and an investigative reporter at BusinessWorld in Manila. She has a B.S. in Economics from the University of the Philippines.

    Sam Del Rowe
    Sam Del Rowe

    Sam Del Rowe is a Reporter for Financial Advisor IQ. Previously, he was an Associate Editor at CRM Magazine. He has a B.A. in English and an Master's of Arts in Journalism with a concentration in Business and Economic Reporting from New York University.

    Andrew Kessel

    Andrew Kessel is a Reporter for Financial Advisor IQ. He was previously a reporter at Proactive Investors. Before that, he was a factchecker at Guideposts. He has a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Missouri.

    Harrison Connery

    Harrison Connery is Data Visualization Reporter for Financial Advisor IQ. Previously, he was a business and quality of life reporter at the American-Republican. He has a B.A. in Journalism, with a minor in Political Science from the Roger Williams University. He has a Master’s of Science in Data Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

    Jackie Noblett

    Jackie is the Producer of Financial Advisor IQ's weekly ETF Insider newsletter. She is also a Senior Reporter at Ignites covering the technology/operations beat. Prior to Ignites, she was a reporter at the Boston Business Journal covering technology and alternative energy businesses across New England. She has a B.S. in Journalism from Emerson College.

    Jonathan E. Braunstein
    Jonathan E. Braunstein

    Jonathan E. Braunstein is the Director of Sponsored Content. Jonathan is responsible for overseeing all sponsored content at Money-Media, serving as the project leader and working closely with marketing, advertising and editorial teams, as well as with counterparts at the Financial Times. He was previously editorial director for webcasts and has produced written and interactive editorial content across nearly all of Money-Media’s publications. Prior to Money-Media, Jonathan worked as a television news producer and writer for Boston’s NBC and Fox affiliates. Originally from New Jersey, he is an alumnus of Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass.

    Hannah Glover
    Hannah Glover

    Hannah Glover is a Group Managing Editor at Money-Media, overseeing several asset management and governance titles including Ignites, FundFire, BoardIQ, Agenda, Financial AdvisorIQ, Ignites Europe and Ignites Asia. She joined the FT Specialist unit as a reporter in 2007 and has worked as managing editor at Ignites and sister publication GatekeeperlQ. Prior to covering the world of asset management, she worked as a legislative investigator for the New York City Council and as a reporter at the Meriden, Conn. Record-Journal.

    Loren Fox
    Loren Fox

    Loren Fox is Director of Research at Money-Media, where he oversees original research content. Previously, he was a senior research analyst at Strategic Insight, producing market intelligence on the mutual fund industry. Loren was a business journalist for many years, having worked at Institutional Investor, Business 2.0, and other publications, and he is the author of the book Enron: The Rise and Fall (2002). He earned his BA from Johns Hopkins University and his MS from Columbia University.

    Sales and Marketing

    Catlin Sweeney
    Catlin Sweeney

    Catlin Sweeney is the Group Marketing Director. Catlin oversees the marketing team responsible for driving marketing efforts across Money-Media’s suite of products. Catlin joined Money-Media in June 2013 as the Research Team Captain and managed the off-site marketing research team. Catlin worked as a Marketing Associate from 2014–2016, executing marketing campaigns for numerous Money-Media publications, including Ignites, Ignites Asia, Ignites Europe, and Ignites Research. Catlin graduated with a BS in Advertising and Marketing Communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

    Jillian Torre
    Jillian Torre

    Jillian is the Marketing Manager. She responsible for all advisor facing marketing efforts, including sponsored content projects and marketing and communications for ThinkTank’s publishers. Jillian holds a BA in Public Relations and Journalism from Mount Saint Mary College.

    Renewals and Reprints

    Christopher Howell
    Christopher Howell

    Christopher Howell is the Client Service Manager & Reprints Manager. Chris is primarily focused on proactive efforts to help increase reader engagement and strengthen relationships with key contacts. He is also handles reprints for all Money-Media publications . Prior to Money-Media Chris worked for the New York District Council of Carpenters. He received his BA in Sociology from SUNY New Paltz in 2005 and his master's degree in Public Administration from CUNY John Jay in 2015.

    Advertising

    Dennis Asselta
    Dennis Asselta

    Dennis Asselta is the Group Head, Financial Advertising for the Financial Times. Dennis is responsible for managing the financial advertising team as well as working with partners on integrated advertising solutions across both the Financial Times and FT Specialist. Dennis graduated from Syracuse University in 2005 with a degree in Policy Studies.

    Jessica Truglia
    Jessica Truglia

    Jessica is the Senior Account Director of Asset Management for the Financial Markets Advertising Team. Jessica is responsible for selling advertising solutions across the Financial Times and Money-Media, including print, digital, mobile and bespoke opportunities. Jessica has held many sales roles. Most recently at Usablenet where she was responsible for selling mobile platform solutions. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration, Marketing from Monmouth University.

    Emily Robbins
    Emily Robbins

    Emily Robbins is the Account Director of Asset Management for the Financial Markets Advertising Team. Emily is responsible for selling advertising solutions across the Financial Times and Money-Media portfolio, including print, digital, mobile and bespoke opportunities. Prior to joining the team, Emily worked in client management at advertising agencies in New York and Washington D.C. She helped clients develop marketing strategies and oversaw creative development and execution of fully-integrated campaigns. Emily graduated from Towson University with a degree in Business Administration and Mass Communication.

    Kelsey Healy

    Kelsey Healy is the Account Executive of Asset Management for the Financial Markets Advertising Team. Kelsey is responsible for selling advertising solutions across the Financial Times and Money-Media, including print, digital, mobile and bespoke opportunities. Kelsey previously worked at Turner Broadcasting in advertising sales roles. She graduated from Bryant University with a degree in Business Management.