Financial Advisors- Behavioral Finance is not Psychobabble

Financial Advisors: Behavioral Finance is Not Psychobabble

It’s no good screaming at your clients if they make dumb decisions. As a financial advisor, you need to stay on top of things. What’s your strategy to manage clients during market shifts? Some clients tend to make some very strange decisions when it comes to how they react to market movement and managing their […]

Robo Platforms Are Missing Personality

Robo-Advisor Platforms Are Missing Personality

In the last couple of years, Robo-advisor investment platforms have taken an important position in serving the middle and lower markets for financial planning. They are here to stay and should be encouraged. The question is does the Robo model for investments in its current format completely work? Like many new innovations, the problems are […]

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Don’t Let Behavioral Biases Cost You Money!

A key principle to remember is that each client reacts differently to the same market events. This is because they each have a unique mix of behavioral biases. This begs the question, how will you manage your different clients’ emotions as the market changes? In the financial planning process, some clients tend to make financial […]

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Clients Enjoy Participating in the DNA Behavior Discovery

The question we are most often asked is “will my client want to participate in the Financial DNA Discovery Process?” Our Wealth Mentors have had very few clients resist participating. The reality is people do enjoy learning about themselves. It can even help in their business and personal lives. It is liberating for them to […]

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Who’s in Charge of Minding the Client?

Advisors are expanding their practice and planning for their own eventual retirement.? The consensus is generally that younger team members can bring new skills to any practice. Theyre good with social media and they can, it is assumed, relate to younger clients and prospects. In a recent webinar, the main presenter made an intriguing observation […]

The Three Hidden Fears of Clients

USA Today recently reported that many people suffer from financial advisor anxiety?nervousness that makes them reluctant to share the intimate and important details of their finances with an advisor. Whats behind this anxiety?? Fears that are so deep-rooted that it can take years before you get to fully know and understand your client. Since fears […]

Protect Clients from Themselves

Your clients long-term financial goals may be out of sync with the risks theyre willing to take to reach them. According to a recent survey by asset manager Natixis, while about 70% of investors they polled said that growing their assets is increasingly more important than protecting their principal investment, nearly 60% also said they […]