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Jul
8
3 Steps to Getting Clients Motivated to Plan
3 Steps to Getting Clients Motivated to Plan
One of the most challenging service items that financial professionals deal with may be trying to get existing clients to come in for financial planning...
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Jun
24
Quiz Yourself To See if Hiring an OSJ Makes Sense for Your Firm
Quiz Yourself To See if Hiring an OSJ Makes Sense for Your Firm
Are you finding it time-consuming and increasingly difficult to maintain an efficient compliance process? Weak supervisory structures could leave your firm exposed. One solution that...
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Jun
10
Your Distinctiveness on Display
Your Distinctiveness on Display
When you think of a brand with a good shopping experience, what comes to mind? It’s probably not just a place with a product you...
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May
13
Helping a Client After Identity Theft
Helping a Client After Identity Theft
You do your best to look after your clients’ wellbeing, including maintaining a strong cybersecurity plan to safeguard their private data and the integrity of...
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May
6
Reducing NIGOs With the Help of an OSJ
Reducing NIGOs With the Help of an OSJ
As financial professionals, you understand the importance of accuracy and efficiency in your operations. However, one persistent operational challenge can significantly impact your firm’s productivity...
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Apr
11
Management During a Client Meeting Part 2: Timing
Management During a Client Meeting Part 2: Timing
Previously in this series, we identified how challenging even a well-prepped-for meeting can feel. Initially, we discussed step one of creating an agenda that suits...
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Apr
8
The OSJ Revolution: It’s Reshaping Marketing for Financial Advisors 
The OSJ Revolution: It’s Reshaping Marketing for Financial Advisors 
Traditionally, OSJs have been known for their regulatory services, ensuring financial advisors comply with industry rules and regulations and providing supervisory functions for independent financial...
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Mar
14
Management During a Client Meeting Part 1: The Agenda
Management During a Client Meeting Part 1: The Agenda
When preparing for a client meeting, whether it’s your introduction to that client or an annual review for someone who’s worked with you for twenty...
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Mar
11
Case Study: How Financial Advisors Leverage the Power of an OSJ
Case Study: How Financial Advisors Leverage the Power of an OSJ
Let’s face it: being a successful independent financial professional requires more than planning and investment expertise. In today’s competitive environment, you need a way to...
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Feb
15
5 Ways Financial Advisors Can Improve Communication Skills
5 Ways Financial Advisors Can Improve Communication Skills
As someone who works with people, communication is vital to your success. While authenticity counts, there may be some areas where your communication skills are...
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Feb
12
How an OSJ Can Help Financial Professionals Contain Costs
How an OSJ Can Help Financial Professionals Contain Costs
How an OSJ Can Help Financial Professionals Contain Costs Happy New Year! It’s that time again when we set fresh resolutions. For some, it’s about...
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Jan
22
Simplify Compliance: How an OSJ Can Improve Your Marketing Results
Simplify Compliance: How an OSJ Can Improve Your Marketing Results
As an independent financial professional, you have to wear several hats that contribute to the growth and stability of your firm. One of the easier...
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