financial advisor chandler AZ

It’s not what you want to hear.

In my experience, some financial practices are more transaction-oriented, which means that after a short onboarding process, the advisor gives the client their best ideas about what products they should purchase. Other financial practices are planning-oriented. After a lengthy onboarding process that may include providing the advisor with a mortgage statement, tax return, account statements and insurance policy information, clients …

Service Specialist or Advisor?

With the Department of Labor’s proposed changes, a lot of firms have changed the way that they do business.  This is, in theory, is a good thing, as financial advisors now must act in a Fiduciary capacity. In other words, they should put the client’s interests before their own.  Ironically, there has been an unintended consequence for some:  the lack …

I ain’t afraid of the DOL!

There has been a lot of talk surrounding the Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rules.  The gist of the whole thing is the fact that financial advisors will have to act as fiduciaries, meaning that they have to put their client’s interests first before their own. Wait a minute.   Isn’t that a financial professional is supposed to be doing? This …