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Advisors Assistant Links To AdvisoryWorld
• DST FANMail
• DAZL / Advisors
N ow you can get research reports based on
your clients’ individual investments or the en-
tire account with just a few mouse clicks.
based on a monthly draft from your checking ac-
count. The service is sold on an advisor by advisor
basis, so if you have a multi-producer system, each
• Vision 20-20 AdvisoryWorld’s web based ICE™ product will de- user can make their own decision whether or not to
liver up to three different performance research re- subscribe. The draft would be made on that person’s
• Fidelity / NFS account.
ports right to your desktop so
• Wedbush Morgan you can print them for your cli-
ents. All of the ICE reports have
• TD Waterhouse been NASD approved.
• LPL Client Marketing Systems, Inc. has
been working with Advisory-
• Sterne, Agee & World and their programmers
Leach for more than 6 months to pro-
vide a low cost real time report-
• First Clearing Index Comparisons
Besides showing historical per-
• Rydex Funds
formance, these reports show
• CANNEX comparisons to major indexes
chosen from the same sector as
• Zurich Kemper / the asset.
• Albridge / You can send an entire account
StatementOne at the same time and see reports
and projections on the portfolio.
You can also enter your client’s
• Charles Schwab tax bracket and see projected
returns based on their individual
• DATAlynx / First tax brackets. Page 4 of 5 from an ICE individual asset report delivered to your desktop by right
Trust clicking on the asset in Advisors Assistant. This is just one of three different re-
Unlimited Reports Available
ports that is available to your desktop.
• Union Central When you sign up for the ICE
Reports option, you are not limited to the number of
• Jefferson Pilot reports you can receive. There is no commitment, so you can cancel the ser-
vice by telling us in writing with 5 days notice.
• Metlife Listed Stocks & Mutual Funds
The service is limited to detailed reporting from Now In Beta
listed stocks and mutual funds. Other investments, This service is now in late round beta testing with
such as variable annuity sub-accounts, will be com- AdvisoryWorld and will be released soon.
• GenAm Financial pared based on the sector you associate with the How To Order
(XMLife) Just call Advisors Assistant sales at 800-799-4267.
investment at the symbol level.
The next release of Advisors Assistant will have the
ICE Reports are available for just $25 per month See ICE Link On Page 7
Advisors Assistant Tips
D id you know that you can
click on that big down arrow
in the middle of the screen and get
it’s phone number? It will even
show you close matches to that
Did you know that holding down
the Windows button and pressing
“D” will take you right to your
a list of the last 10 names you Did you know that pressing Alt-Q desktop from Advisors Assistant or
viewed? Then just click on the is a Quick shortcut to the Select any other program without having to tell us what
name and go to that name in an Name screen? It’s the same as to minimize programs? Pressing
instant. clicking on the down arrow next to the Windows+D again will take you tips users are
Did you know that you can right the person’s name on the View back to the program.
happy to hear
click on a ToDo on the calendar Client Screen. Did you know that right clicking
daily view and Advisors Assistant On the same Select Name screen on any date field in Advisors Assis- about when
will take you to the View Screen you can change the way you look tant will bring up a calendar for you
for that person? to choose the date? talking to Tech
up a name by clicking on any col-
Did you know that you can press umn heading. Click on the City Did you know that there are 4 Support. Here
Alt-P or click on the phone location column and type in the name of a Quick Find options on the Edit
from any View Client Screen and city to find a client by city. menu at the top of the Advisors they are!
get a screen to look up a name by Assistant screen? ■
More Advisors Assistant 2006
The new Advisors Assistant will be screen. icon, and Advisors Assistant 2006
called Advisors Assistant 2006, and Two Paths To Report Modifi- will automatically run a selection
is scheduled to be in beta testing by cations report, choosing all insurance and
the end of 2005. We had previ- The new Advisors Assistant will investments for the client currently
ously referred to it as Advisors include a basic report writer with on the View Screen.
Assistant .NET, but this was confus- There’s a
lots of flexibility for creating basic One click replaces several. (A
ing because Advisors Assistant reports. It will be fully supported great idea from a user.) different list of
2006 does not require any kind of by our Tech Support Team. (See
Internet connection, but it can use New Group Insurance Power new features
the full article on Page 4 explaining
You will be able to add group par-
the Internet if available. this feature.)
ticipants from a spreadsheet type in previous
There are so many new features in A second, advanced report de- grid. With the address and phone
the upcoming version of Advisors signer will be available as an option. number features, you can add and Newsletters.
Assistant that we have yet to count It’s the full report writer that we edit group members quickly and
them. But here are a few more to use to create the Advisors Assis- Check it out
easily with a minimum amount of
add to the list shown in the previ- tant reports. To design reports system navigation. on our web
ous newsletters. with this program, IT knowledge
New Plan Level For Insurance
New Householding Features will be required. It is designed for We’ve added a Plan Screen for site under the
When you add a client to a house- organizations who want complete insurance plans so that information
hold or a group, you can connect access to be able to change any Newsletter
such as company, type of coverage,
the head of household or the group report in Advisors Assistant. class of insurance (life, health, etc.) link.
sponsor’s address and phone to the Report Favorites is entered only once.
client. Changing the address in one Any report, whether designed by
Plan level information is entered
place will change it for all of the you or us, can be put on your Fa-
just once and is carried down to
group or household members. You vorites list, so you don’t have to
can even add names to Advisors scroll through all of the reports. the policy and coverage levels auto-
Assistant in spreadsheet fashion matically.
Current Client Reports
right from the Householding See More Features Page 8
You will be able to click on a single
Microsoft Certified Partner
C lient Marketing Systems, Inc.
has received the Microsoft
Certified Partner designation.
tem for an individual user or net-
work workstation. (It also works
just fine in Windows 2000!)
operating system of either the
server or the workstation. This is a
big deal with IT people.
To qualify for Certified Partner The second test involved properly The term .NET can be confusing
status, we submitted Advisors As- detecting SQL Server, creating the because people assume that it
sistant 2006 for Microsoft Compe- Advisors Assistant 2006 database, means that the Internet is required.
tency Testing in three areas. and properly connecting to the .NET does not require the Internet
The primary test area was the Mi- database, reading and writing data. or even a network. It just means receives
crosoft XP Client Test. This in- The last test was exclusive to Mi- that Advisors Assistant 2006 uses
cluded not only testing that Advi- crosoft’s .NET Framework and the special .NET framework rou- registered
sors Assistant 2006 will operate assures that 100% of Advisors As- tines that make connectivity and
correctly in the Windows XP envi- sistant 2006 is “Managed Code.” sharing data with other applications trademark.
ronment, but insuring that its instal- When an application is 100% man- easier and more secure than it had
lation would not interfere with any aged code, it means that the appli- previously been. ■
components of the operating sys- cation cannot interfere with the
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See Advisors Assistant 2006 Previews
Y ou can go to our website at
www.climark.com and see
previews of Advisors Assistant
be adding movies in the very near
future, so check back from time to
page. You’ll see just how easy it is
to design or change a report.
Security Advisors Assistant
2006 in Microsoft Movie format. Overview With the new security model in
To play the movies, you’ll need We suggest you first watch the Advisors Assistant 2006, you are in 2006 Preview
Microsoft Media Player Version 10 Advisors Assistant 2006 Overview. control. You’ll see just how much
or above or Real Networks Media It will show you the new View control your System Administrator “movies” at
Player. You will also need speakers Screens and the new Menu Bar. has over who can do what in Advi-
or headphones so you can hear the sors Assistant 2006. ■ www.climark.com
Next check out the basic report under the Look
There are currently 3 movies and designer described on the next
each is about 5 minutes long. We’ll Ahead link. All
When? When? When?
you need is
T his is the question we’re asked most. When will
Advisors Assistant 2006 be released?
cover bugs, but to test ease of use and make sure that
the new features are powerful and intuitive.
Estimated Beta Test Our main objective is to release an exciting new pro- Player, and
We’re targeting late fourth quarter of this year for gram which will do more than you expect it to do.
beta testing. This means having some selected users speakers or
Some companies release their programs with little
run the program on their site. Beta testing will test
testing, and would rather meet the time deadline than headphones.
moving the data from Version 2.7 to Advisors Assis-
the quality target. We’ve never subscribed to that
tant 2006 and test how the new version operates.
philosophy. We are constantly testing in house as we Watch that page
Beta testing is estimated to last about 3 months. go along, and though we try to stay away from
However!!! “feature creep” this late in the process, we’re not for more movies!
Estimates are just that, and beta sometimes extends afraid to add a “killer feature” late in the game.
the release time. Testing is designed to not only un- See When on Page 7
Report Design In 2006 Version
T he screen above shows a de-
sign session using the new
2006 report designer.
scape in the Layout box at the top.
Sort & Group Records
Name, but just one to a date of
birth. It also knows which fields
can be subtotaled because they
You can also sort your report by
At the top of the screen, you can any field in the data list, even if it’s contain numeric information.
name the report and give it a type, not on the report. Custom Headings With the Basic
such as Client, Investment, Insur- The Group Records By feature lets You can also provide any of 3 page
heading fields and you can custom- Report
ance, Insurance & Investment. you do things like listing all the
same cities together so the subto- ize the heading on any report col- Designer, you
The type you choose controls what
tals will be based on city! umn.
menu the report shows up on, and
can copy an
you can choose the data list you The report we designed here will Custom Templates
want on the report from the Data The Template field defaults to the existing report
list the names chosen by city, and
Drop Down List. Name Data is “Default Report Template” deliv-
show the names in alphabetical and change it,
shown here. ered with the system. However,
order by last name within each city,
we can customize templates for or work from a
To place a field on a report, you and it will subtotal the Family In-
you which contain your logo, spe-
just highlight it in the Available come at the end of each city listing. completely new
cial colors, etc. Or, if you obtain
Fields at the bottom left of the Built In Smarts the optional Advanced Report De- blank report!
screen, and click on the button The new Report Designer is smart signer (IT experience required),
pointing to the Report Fields list in enough to know how much space a you could design your own tem-
the bottom middle of the screen. field will take, so it will automati- plates and “super reports.” ■
You can choose Portrait or Land- cally allocate 2 columns to the Full
Advisors Assistant Community Forum PAGE 5
W e’ve had many users ask us for a Users’ Group.
In response to this request, we’ve started a
User’s Forum called ClimarkCommunity.com.
forum is visible to all visitors, but the Advisors Assis-
tant User Feedback forum is only visible to Advisors
A Users’ Forum is for
users to meet and
Three User Levels Advisors Assistant User Level & Profile
When you first visit the forum, you are considered a A Forum Administrator or Forum Moderator will have share ideas, not only
“Guest”. You can read announcements and visit fo- to promote you to the Advisors Assistant User level.
rums we give Guest Access to, but you can’t post any That will be done based on the profile and interests about Advisors Assis-
messages. Certain forums are not available to you until you fill out when you register. The information about
tant, but other areas
you register and we verify that you are a user. your interests will be taken into account when we add
If you register for the forum, and verify the email sent new forums. of your business.
to you, you become a “Forum Member.” As a mem- Please read the article below on how to register and
We’ve provided the
ber, you can post to certain forums, but there will be become an “Advisors Assistant User Level” participant.
forums that are specifically designed for Advisors Assis- Moderators & Forum Ideas Wanted setting. Now it’s time
tant users which regular members cannot read or post. If you have an idea for a forum and would like to be a
moderator of a group, please let us know. ■ for our users to get
For example, the News and Forum Announcements
involved and make it a
We need volunteers
and ideas for forums.
The Feedback forum
shown here has polls
so you can vote for
your favorite reports.
How To Register For ClimarkCommunity As we do the reports
for Advisors Assistant
Y our registration is important because it will tell us
and other members about you. However, you do
not have to provide a public email address which will
check the second privacy box. If a member sends
you an email, they still don’t see your address.
The forum actually sends you the email!
2006, we want to be
sure we include the
be available to other users unless you want to. 6. Confirm the verification code. This is designed to reports you want!
To register please follow these steps: keep automated forum robots from registering.
If you don’t vote, your
1. Go to www.ClimarkCommunity.com. 7. Click on the Submit button.
2. Click on Register under the logo. 8. You’ll receive a verification email. BE SURE to voice won’t be heard.
3. Fill in your User Name in a way we will recognize click on the link in that email to verify your email
address. To vote, you must reg-
you or we can’t verify you are a user.
4. Fill in your email address and password. This in- Profile Is Important. Don’t Leave It Blank! ister. See Page 6 for
formation is not exposed to other members. • When you get to the Profile & personal details,
please indicate that you are an Advisors Assistant more.
5. Be sure to leave the box about receiving email
user or a staff member for a user, and provide the
from forum administrators checked or you won’t
registered user’s name. This will get you access to
receive special announcements. If you don’t want
the Users’ forums.
to receive any email from other members, un-
Polls & Surveys On Users’ Forum
T he ClimarkCommunity.com
forum gives us the opportunity
to provide polls for our users to
must be promoted to the Advisors
Assistant User level of the forum.
Be sure to fill in your profile when
The forum software places a limit
on the number of choices in any
one poll at 25, so we had to break
Once you register,
vote on various areas of the pro- you register and make sure your up some of the polls into Part 1, 2, please give us a
gram. name is in the first and last name 3 etc.
Reports Poll fields. If you are not the registered Voting day or two to get
One of the first things we’re inter- user, be sure to include the regis- Be sure you only vote for your
ested in is which reports are the tered user’s name in the profile. favorite reports. If you’re not using you promoted to
most popular and which are being The poll will look like a forum, but the report, please don’t vote for it.
the User Level.
used. Advisors Assistant 2006 will it’s special in that you can vote and Poll Results
not contain every report currently also comment. You can see the results of the polls With this
in Advisors Assistant because (1) in graphical form after you vote. ■
there are just too many, and (2) There are limitations in the polls so announcement, we
you will have the ability to take one you can only vote ONCE, but you
of our reports and modify it. can vote for as many reports as you may need a little
How To Vote want to in any one poll.
Before you can vote in a poll, you extra time!
ClientDirect™ In Beta Testing
C lientDirect is an optional
feature of Advisors Assistant
which enables you to provide a web
precaution, no private data such as
account numbers or tax ID’s, are
imported to the web site. Only the
address and login for your clients client name and type of account
to see portfolio snapshots and (such as IRA, Joint Tenant, etc.) is
graphs of their investments. put on the web server.
ClientDirect can also communicate Households Included
with AdvisoryWorld’s ICE, which By using the Group With feature of
will allow your clients to see snap- Advisors Assistant, you can create
shot reports about their various household reports on the web site.
stock and mutual fund accounts and Your clients can click on any mem-
compare the performance to indi- ber of the household or a graph
ces. section and “drill down” into their
accounts and portfolios.
How It Works
With ClientDirect, you export ICE Reports
investment data from Advisors Through our strategic partnership
Assistant and import it on the web with AdvisoryWorld, you have the
site. In Advisors Assistant, you can option of subscribing to their Port-
designate which investments are folio Overview Report for your
sent to ClientDirect. clients. With this report, they can
see historical returns for their
Once the investments are on the
portfolio for 1, 3, and 5 years.
web server, your clients can log in
They can also see statistical projec-
with a User ID, (usually their email
tions of the minimum and maxi-
address) and Password to see vari-
mum performance based on histori-
cal performance. These are NASD
Privacy Considerations approved reports and work with
The site is protected by SQL listed stocks and mutual funds.■
Server security with a user name
and password, but as an added
Forum Dictionary & Terms
F orums are a way of sharing
ideas and opinions with others
interested in the same subjects.
A Forum is a list of topics all deal-
the same topic, much like a group
of replies to the same email.
You can have
ing with the same general subject. A Private Email is an email you
Forum software is specifically de- A forum within the User Groups can send to another member Community
signed to make the sharing as could be Group Insurance Market- through the forum. You will not be
streamlined as possible. ing or Investment and Interest shown the email address, but the Forum auto-
Before going into some tips on Rates. message is not posted on the fo-
usage, it would be a good idea to A Topic is the first post on a par- rum.
provide some definitions. ticular subject. Forum members An Avatar is a small graphic which you an email
Forum Glossory can either start new topics or reply can be associated with your login.
A Member is a person who has when someone
to existing topics. To Subscribe to a topic means
registered on the forum and has responds to a
A Post is text you enter which that you want the forum to notify
been accepted by a forum adminis-
others can see. you through email whenever there
is a new post. You will be sent an topic you’re
A Reply is a comment you make
An Administrator is a person email with a link to the new post.
on an existing topic by clicking on interested in!
with the highest level of permis-
the reply button. You can subscribe to a topic by
sions. An administrator can config-
A Quote is a highlighted section of clicking on the Topic Options but-
ure the forum and start new fo-
a previous post that you want to ton in the upper right of the screen.
include in your reply. You just You can subscribe to an entire
A Moderator is a person with forum by clicking on the Forum
highlight the text and then click on
elevated permissions who can ac- Options in the upper right of that
Quote instead of Reply.
cept or reject forum posts and forum’s section.
even ban a member from a forum. An Emoticon is one of those little
happy faces that you can insert into Subscribing is a great feature and
A Forum Group consists of one we recommend taking advantage of
or more forums in the same cate- it. ■
gory. A forum group could be A Thread is a group of posts on
ICE Link (From Page 1) When (From Page 3) Register (From Page 5)
capability of calling for the reports. This can cause delays in releasing • If you don’t fill in your name
We’ll put you on the list and notify the program, but the goal is to and the registered user’s name When it comes
you by phone as soon as the ser- release the best possible applica- in the profile, if different, you
vice is in final release. ■ tion, not to meet a schedule. won’t receive User Status and to releasing
Staged Release you won’t even see the user’s Advisors
As modules are completed, they forums. There are forums
will be released. Not all of the only visible to users. Assistant 2006,
insurance and investment • You will receive emails from
downloads will be available at the it’s quality, not
ClimarkCommunity.com, so if
same time. We will be rewriting
you have an aggressive spam deadline that
them based on the number of users
filter, be sure to put
subscribing to those downloads. we will live by.
We have several volunteers for on the spam filter’s white list.
beta testing, and we’ll choose them That is the list of addresses
based on a cross section of the that the filter will not delete.
components (such as modules,
Please give us about 24 to 48 hours
downloads, etc.) they use so that
to get you promoted to the Advi-
we can get a good, thorough test. ■
sors Assistant User Level. ■
(More Features Continued)
This new feature will let you do based on any column of the grid in
Core Insurance Benefits just that with filters on date ranges, ascending or descending order.
You can associate a core list of phrases, and user name. You can also filter the data based
benefits with a plan of insurance.
Email Archives on any combination of download
You can even designate two levels, You’ll be able to tell Advisors Assis- source, company / fund family, cli-
such as In Network and Out of tant 2006 to check the Advisors ent, or even symbol. This way, you
Network. Assistant 2006 database anytime an can view only the data you need to
Investment Expenses & Fees email is sent or received with Out- see.
In addition to expense transactions, look 2003. If the email is received
You’ll also be able to choose to
management fee transactions will from, or sent to an email address in
reconcile with a reconcile transac-
also be tracked. Advisors Assistant, Outlook will
tion, buy or sell transaction, or an
automatically archive the email
Investment Transaction Activ- interest reinvestment transaction.
“header” information and the body
ity This means that you can tell Advi-
The new Advisors Assistant 2006 of the email. The header is the To,
From, Subject, Date, cc, and attach- sors Assistant 2006 to show you all
will record the type of activity for
of the Nationwide fixed annuity
each transaction. Examples of ac- ment name. It goes without
investments which are out of bal-
tivities are “Between Client and The email will be stored in a special
ance. Since Nationwide doesn’t saying that we
Investment” or “Between Cash Email Archive which will not be
send actual interest transactions,
Balance and Investment.” Some, editable by any user.
but not all downloads, send the
you can tell Advisors Assistant will provide a
Email Forwarding 2006 to create an interest reinvest-
type of fund activity. This will add You can also tell Outlook to for- ment transaction for each out of free program
new power for tracking the flow of ward any email which is sent to or balance investment.
funds. received from an email address in that will move
We also give you the ability to look
New Cost Basis Features Advisors Assistant 2006 to an email
at the list and remove individual
Currently, we automatically calcu- address, such as your BD’s compli- your Advisors
investments from the reconcile
late average cost basis and provide ance site, or a Google gmail ad-
function simply by unchecking a box Assistant data to
data input fields for users to con- dress for online backup.
next to each investment you want
trol the basis in and basis out of any Reconciling Investment
to exclude. Advisors
We’re adding a tremendous Finally, not only will you be able to
The new system will add FIFO, Assistant 2006.
amount of power and control to print an Out of Balance Report, but
LIFO, and Tax Lot cost basis.
the reconcile feature for the vari- with one mouse click, you can send
Global Notes Searches the entire grid to an Excel spread-
ous investment downloads (DST,
Suppose you wanted to search your sheet!
system for anyone you made notes
You’ll be able to view any out of We’ve taken reconciling to a whole
about discussions on “risk toler-
ance ” or you wanted to review all balance investments in a spread- new level of user control and ease
the notes in your office made yes- sheet like format called a grid. of use. ■
terday. You’ll be able to sort the data
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What Is Microsoft SQL Server Anyway?
M any users are probably wondering,
“What is SQL Server and why is
Advisors Assistant 2006 going to use it?”
The free version is designed for small
offices up to about 25 computers. The
upper limit is flexible, depending on us-
version now or in the future. We don’t
require one version or the other. The
choice is yours.
SQL Server, (pronounced Sequel Server) age. The paid version is designed for
Advisors Assistant 2006 runs with both
is Microsoft’s primary database engine. A installations from about 25 computers up
versions and all features are available with
“database engine” is the program that to thousands of workstations.
both versions. The choice of which SQL
stores and retrieves the data. It’s called a Microsoft has placed some limitations on Server to use is a matter of scale (the size
“server” because it doesn’t really do the free version so that they can sell the of the business and amount of data.)
anything until it’s asked to. full version to larger companies. These
Switching from SQL-X to the full SQL
However, SQL Server is not a computer, are limits on the amount of data the data-
2005 is very easy, and can be done by the
it’s a software program produced by base will hold, 4 GB, or 4,000 million
person who installs the full SQL version,
Microsoft. bytes, and the amount of memory the
if and when that happens.
free version will use (1 GB). The free
Why SQL Server? version should be fine for 10,000 to Some users who have Microsoft Small
We chose SQL Server because it’s pow- Business Server will already have updated
20,000 clients with investments and in-
erful, fast, stable, and it can be used for to the full version of SQL Server 2005.
vestment transactions, or 50,000 clients
installations from a single user to a full
with just insurance. What’s November 7th?
blown multiple location enterprise with
Advisors Assistant 2006 That’s the day that Microsoft’s latest SQL
hundreds or thousands of workstations.
We will distribute and install the free Server, the 2005 model, is being released.
It’s also designed to work seamlessly with SQL Express version with Advisors Assis- It’s been in development for 5 years and
Microsoft’s new C# (C Sharp) program- tant 2006, for installations up to about 20 has many powerful new features that
ming language used for the new Advisors stations, unless the user indicates that Advisors Assistant 2006 will be taking
Assistant 2006. they are already running the full paid advantage of. When you receive your
Two SQL Server Versions version of SQL Server 2005. update to Advisors Assistant 2006, you’ll
SQL Server comes in two versions: a free have the latest version of SQL Server! ■
For installations over 20 stations, we’ll
version, called SQL Express (aka SQL-X
discuss your usage, and help you decide if
but formerly called MSDE) and a version
you should acquire the full SQL Server
that costs money called “SQL 2005.”