Updated Saturday, November 22, 2014 as of 9:08 AM ET
Perseverance: The Key to Making it as an FA in Your 20s
Alex Vicencio, a financial advisor at Wells Fargo, says that building a business one client at a time was the biggest challenge he faced as an advisor in his 20s.
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