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Market Opinion 2/28/2020

Calm, Steady, and Common Sense

We have all dealt with market, economic, or geopolitical events and the fear they may cause. Generally, this fear is the perception of the current ...

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Self Improvement 2/27/2020

Timely Topics for Client Conversations

In this post, some topics for client conversations are discussed, as well as remedies to concerns which clients may have to developments in the mar...

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Financial Advisors 2/25/2020

Why Investors Should Pay for Advice

The bull market has run for more than ten years. Many investors don't remember down markets. Now online trades seem to be commission free.

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Sales Development 2/20/2020

What Scottie Pippen's Bankruptcy Can Teach Us

Bankruptcies are common among professional athletes, winners of the lottery, and celebrities in the public eye.

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Self Improvement 2/18/2020

Systematize, Systematize, Systematize

With so much distraction, dysfunction and noise going on, it’s more important than ever to streamline your practice by systematizing all your proce...

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Client Acquisition 2/13/2020

Emerging Opportunities in Niche Markets

When clients are not sure who to pick or how to differentiate amongst a sea of financial advisors, knowing you belong to a similar group of people ...

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Financial Advisors 2/11/2020

17 Reasons Financial Advisors Should be Proud of Their Profession

In this post, 17 inspirational and motivational opinions on the financial advising industry are laid out for our financial advisors to read.

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Financial Advisors 2/6/2020

Even with Hindsight, Investing is Hard. On the Other Hand, Is It?

Hypothetically, let us say that as a financial advisor on October 9, 2007, you had a client with $1 million to invest who would need use of that mo...

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Self Improvement 2/4/2020

How To Think Big Without Becoming Overwhelmed

Helen Keller was once reportedly asked, “Is there anything worse than being blind"? She replied, "Yes, a person with sight and no vision".

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Sales Development 1/30/2020

On the Topic of Becoming a Better Salesperson

Even though the Tony Robbinses or the Zig Ziglars of the world promise to impart the secrets of selling to those willing to dish out hundreds or th...

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Market Opinion 1/28/2020

Which Party Traditionally Helps the Stock Market More?

Typically, Republicans represent the free-market concept, while Democrats often represent regulation of the economy.

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