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  • November 26, 2013
    Do You Use Holiday-Themed Marketing?

    Some advisors write heartwarming client letters at year-end or reach out to prospects with suggestions for financial New Year’s resolutions. Do you use the festive season as a touch point?

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  • November 19, 2013
    How Do You Feel About Finding Prospects Through Chance Encounters?

    The person chatting with you in the coffee shop or at the train station might make a perfect client for your practice. Would you suggest an exploratory meeting?

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  • November 12, 2013
    What Motivates You Most at Work?

    Financial advisors go into the business for all kinds of reasons. What keeps you motivated to do your best, day after day?

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  • November 5, 2013
    How Do You Like to Spend Your Time at Work?

    The day has only 24 hours, and advisors’ tasks can feel limitless. Among possible productive activities, which do you prefer?

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  • October 29, 2013
    Do You Have Clients You Just Can’t Stand?

    Some advisors say they don’t work with clients who are jerks. What’s your tolerance for tough customers?

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  • October 22, 2013
    How Many Industry Conferences Do You Attend Per Year?

    It’s peak meeting season, and advisors are jetting around the country to enjoy breakfast buffets and one another’s sage company. How many meetings do you get to?

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  • October 15, 2013
    Will Poor Consumer Confidence Keep New Clients Away?

    The government shutdown is depressing consumers, according to the latest reports, and that’s a bad omen for retailers in the crucial holiday season. Do you think faltering economic confidence will affect your business this quarter and into 2014?

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  • October 8, 2013
    Should Poorer Clients Get Different Services?

    The advice industry increasingly segregates mass-affluent clients from HNW and UHNW individuals, in some cases creating a separate platform for the less wealthy. Is that as it should be?

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  • October 1, 2013
    What Are You Telling Clients About the Government Shutdown?

    The standoff between President Obama and House Republicans over health care reform came close to shutting Washington down. What does it mean for clients?

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  • September 24, 2013
    Is “Loss-Leader Pricing” a Smart Strategy?

    According to a new PriceMetrix survey, 21% of advisors offer clients a discount on fee-based services, recouping the lost revenue with transactional business — and 21% do the exact opposite. Can that work?

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