Connecting With Clients' Children Off-to-college meetings can help advisors strengthen relationships with the next generation of potential clients. Advisor Erika Safran reveals a few things she makes sure to discuss.
How Motif Investing Is Targeting Advisors Motif Investing has launched a platform for advisors to more quickly and efficiently rebalance client portfolios. The firm's founder Hardeep Walia talks about why this tool may help advisors connect with younger generations and succeed with intergenerational wealth transfers.
Is there a better model for retirement planning? Michael Falk, partner with Focus Consulting Group, explains why advisors should shift their focus from stockpiling assets to covering clients' expenses.
Why is it so hard to talk to clients about fees? Cathy Curtis, a San Francisco Bay Area planner and the founder of Curtis Financial Planning, explains how full disclosure can help bring the right clients through your door.
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