Advisors

MixAll Studio | Blend Images | Getty Images Robo-advisors have made one thing abundantly clear to traditional financial advisors: Picking investments for clients is simply not enough anymore. “Investments are table stakes now,” said certified financial planner Erin Wood, vice president of wealth planning at Carson Group Holdings in Omaha, Nebraska. “Advisors have to help
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When Julie Penwell graduates from Central Washington University this spring, she plans to pursue the career she has been dreaming about since she was 15-years-old — that of a personal financial planner. Penwell decided to pursue the profession after a high school financial planning class gave her what she describes as “base level financial literacy”
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Cultura/Antonio Saba | Getty Images At cocktail parties, financial advisors usually wouldn’t attract the biggest crowd. It’s a profession that never garnered much interest before the Great Recession. But times have changed. As retirement accounts were wiped away and market volatility took hold, investors didn’t mind a little hand-holding from a pro. That’s where financial
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Financial advisors have seen clients make very smart, and pretty dumb, 401(k) plan decisions. FatCamera | Getty Images Knowing a person’s investment approach could also provide insight into their financial priorities and what they’re looking for in a financial advisor, a new study suggests. By splitting investors into two categories, based on their general attitudes
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