Financial Management, Fintech

The digital finance mandate: Transforming the office of finance in financial services

June 14, 2022

The digital finance mandate: Transforming the office of finance
For the last few years, Financial Services CFOs and their finance teams have been tasked with implementing a digital finance department. While some moved ahead and made significant improvements to legacy systems and processes, many pushed off projects or made small improvements.

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At Templeton’s Financial, your goals are at the heart of our advice because we believe that the path to realizing your goals begins with a clear understanding of who you are, and what you want in life. After exploring and prioritizing your goals using our interactive technology, we can help you to make informed decisions about how to go about achieving them and balancing your longer term goals against the financial needs of today.

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At Templeton’s Financial, your goals are at the heart of our advice because we believe that the path to realizing your goals begins with a clear understanding of who you are, and what you want in life. After exploring and prioritizing your goals using our interactive technology, we can help you to make informed decisions about how to go about achieving them and balancing your longer term goals against the financial needs of today.

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