Going the Extra Mile
- 6 Solutions for the Stressed - Out Advisor. VESSENES, KATHERINE // Research;Mar2014, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p55
The article suggests several ways to reduce stress from too much business for financial advisors. Topics discussed include team work, identification of important and non-essential steps and outsourcing. It also discusses limiting the number of clients meeting per day, hiring personal trainer and...
- Independent vs. Affiliated Advisors: Why High Net Worth Investors choose one over the other. // Spectrem High Net Worth Advisor Insights;Feb2008, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p3
The article analyzes the underlying reasons behind the growing number of investors choosing the services of independent advisors over that of affiliated advisors. According to the author, the trend is fueled by the desire of clients to get a more objective advice and research, which independent...
- Waiting Out the Storm with Retiree Clients: The Long-Term Perspective Prevails. Most, Bruce W. // Journal of Financial Planning;Dec1998, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p36
This article provides information on several measures adopted by financial planners to prepare and reassure their clients in the event of a market downturn. Many planners reported making special calls to retirees they thought might be particularly edgy. Making phone calls, writing letters, and...
- A Game Plan for Working with Professional Athletes. Reinhold, Eric J. // Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p114
This article highlights the planning issues which financial planners should consider when working with professional athletes. The basic planning issues include: net worth; cash flow; budget; taxes; insurance; investments; retirement; and estate. Agents typically charge from three to five percent...
- Quantum Planning. Levin, Ross // Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2005, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p60
This article focuses on the application of the concept of quantum physics in financial planning. The financial planning profession has been debating around the issue of life planning and financial planning. The arguments center on what financial planning is and what financial planners should be...
- Dead Ends. Reinhart, Len // Financial Planning;Jun2003, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p43
Deals with the possible ramifications of developing an aggregate measure in assessing the performance of financial advisers. Factors which demand customized planning and portfolio design; Potential impact of an aggregate measure on adviser-client relationship; Ways in which financial advisers...
- Arbitration Showdown. Cohen, Joseph S.; Lee, Michael B. // Financial Planning;Jul2003, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p62
Presents tips for financial planners on avoiding client claims. Importance of material information disclosure; Supervision of staff involved in the sale of securities; Value of making a contemporaneous record of events.
- Getting to 'Done' Cates, Bill // On Wall Street;Sep2003, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p76
Tackles the views of author Bill Bachrach on the roles and obligations of an investment advisor. Perception of advisors on financial services; Issues that should be dealt with by investment advisors; Ways to manage advisor-client rapport.
- Cashing In. Bowen Jr., John J.; Joyce, Larry // On Wall Street;Sep2004, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p80
Outlines a series of client meetings that can be used by financial advisors to form the backbone of their consultation process. Discovery meeting; Wealth management plan meeting; Mutual commitment meeting.