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7 Reasons Why Investors Leave Their Advisors

A recent study by Vanguard and SpectremGroup provides insights into why investors leave their advisors. The study polled 3,000 investors with $100,000 to $25 million in assets and asked them to rank the primary causes for leaving their financial advisors. Here are the results from  …read more »

Women Want More (in Financial Services)

At we often talk about how women investors are more likely to be unhappy with their financial advisors than any other group of people. How do we know? Here’s a link to a 2009 study from Boston Consulting Group called, Women Want More (in  …read more »

When You Fire Your Advisor, Can You Find a Woman to Help You?

In a recent article in Investment News, industry veteran Sally Krawcheck comments on the state of the financial services industry regarding how it relates to women – both clients and advisors. Sallie Krawcheck’s bottom line is getting the advice industry to reach out to more  …read more »

Transferring Your Investment Account: The Basics

Two financial industry regulators – FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the SEC, the Securities and Exchange Commission – provide some good text book type information about transferring your investment accounts from one advisor to another. Like a reading assignment for math class, the  …read more »

What is the Definition of Fiduciary?

Fiduciary noun. From the Latin fiducia, meaning “trust”, a person (or company) who has the power and obligation to act for another under circumstances which require total trust, good faith and honesty. (Free Dictionary) A Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) works as a fiduciary when they  …read more »

It’s Your Money! It’s Easy to Change Financial Advisors if You Know How

We’re very excited to announce that we’ve released a new guidebook about the important aspects of leaving a financial advisor and moving to a better investment situation. The guidebook is titled, It’s Your Money! It’s Easy to Change Financial Advisors if You Know How. It’s  …read more »

Fire My Advisor Guidebook
  • You don’t have to talk to your current advisor to make a switch.
  • You’ll learn how to get a free evaluation of the performance of your portfolio and advisor.
  • We’ll show you how to get assistance even if you plan on managing your own accounts.