Ten Principles for Effective Grief Support

Florian, Amy
February 2011
Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p36
Academic Journal
The article provides guidelines on how financial advisers can effectively deal with the family grieving for the death of a client. It notes that the ability of the adviser to comfort the family will provide an advantage in maintaining a longer service to them. It says that it is important for the advisers to tell the grieving family that someone cares for them. It notes the uniqueness of every grief experience because it is affected by different factors including relationship with the deceased, religious beliefs, and support systems. It emphasizes that the focus of conversation should be on the one who is grieving to show that somebody cares for them.


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