It’s a question that inevitably will come up at some point in our lives: How on earth did I get so old? It’s a question that advisors especially are asking. As I have blogged about here,  here and here, advisors are not a young bunch. The average age in the industry is 55.

How is it that advisors have grown so old? Some chalk it up to demographics. Baby Boomers are one of the largest demographic groups in the country, second only to Echo Boomers, so the aging advisors simply mirror the population at large.

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