Customers will soon receive council from automated advisors who understand the investment game

Meet R2D2, your new financial advisor. Thanks to international bank Wells Fargo and investment company SigFig , this seemingly far-fetched fantasy has become a reality, as they have created robo advisors for their clients that come at a lower cost than traditional financial advisers.

With an automated financial adviser, clients can rely on a consistent online platform without having to work around a bank employee's schedule or book an appointment. The pilot program for this project will launch in early 2017 on roll out slowly as they test their capabilities.

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