Behavioral finance has been given a significantly increased level of importance at a practical level with the UK regulator taking a greater behavioral finance direction in its overseeing of financial services.
Compelling research and behavioral finance insights illustrate how discovering your clients’ financial personality will help them to manage the risks that have a significant impact on their financial planning.
Do you feel as though you are always running to catch up? Advisors want to deliver excellent advice, they want to see satisfied clients, and they work hard to inform themselves to be able to give this level of service. So what’s the solution?
As a financial advisor, you have done a good job of helping your pre-retired clients dream, define their ideal goals and manage a portfolio to achieve those goals. But that may or may not have anything to do with their reality.
Financial history is peppered with stock market crashes, property market booms and busts and a vast array of individuals who have made or lost fortunes, or even both. Irrespective of the past, a financial adviser deals with the here and now as well as the future.
In today’s world we’re not really encouraged to think, and by that I mean to wrestle long and hard over issues that involve different mindsets, considering tradeoffs, and then arriving at specific well thought out conclusions.
How can you customize your client experience when you may not even know who your client really is? Attracting new clients is all about the ability for you to quickly build trust. This involves understanding your clients personality.
Have you ever given advice to a member of your family, a friend or a co-worker or even a total stranger? Of course you have, everybody does it. We do it partly out of trying to be helpful but we also do it sometimes because it makes us feel important. We have an agenda.
Three thoughts that could change the way your customers view risk.