Tech firms strike partnership with universities to bolster financial planning

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To combat the short supply of qualified next-generation advisors, a group of technology firms has formed a partnership called FAStech to give participating universities free access to eight top software technologies used by advisors.

The idea behind the FAStech partnership is to provide financial planning students easy entrée into the world of technology, which continues to take a greater role in advisors' practices.

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