From opening a bank account or buying an insurance policy to fighting cancer or even buying a pair of shoes, we are increasingly being helped or influenced by artificial intelligence (AI). In Mumbai, designers Falguni and Shane Peacock used AI to create their latest collection. In Bengaluru, a startup is using AI to improve detection of breast cancer and also make treatment cheaper. And in the Tata Motors plant in Pune, a robot is skilled enough to do 30 different tasks — that's artificial intelligence again.The world around is changing much faster than we can imagine, and this six-part series goes behind the scenes to understand how. Part I dealt with AI's impact on the auto sector, Part II on insurance segment, while Part III dealt with medical diagnostics. Today, we look at how artificial intelligence could be a threat to independent financial advisors.Robo-advisers are nothing but financial planning through artificial intelligence. … [Read more...] about AI disruption: Is robo-advisory a threat to financial planners?