Robo-advisors are a fast-growing trend, with some experts predicting they’ll manage 10% of all global assets under management by 2020. The investment platforms allow users to manage their portfolios through computerized algorithms rather than consulting a personal advisor and are popular with younger, tech-savvy millennials. But, are robo-advisors overrated, or are they really the next best thing?

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I had a chance to chat with Steve Williams, Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Planning in the U.S. with BMO Private Bank, about his thoughts on robo-advisors. I wanted to find out some of the pros and cons for robo-advisors and what new millennial investors should be thinking about.

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