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December 12, 2017
Advisors: Create a Meaningful Plan for Your Own Retirement

By Barry LaValley

Last month we talked about the challenge that many advisors are facing as they look at their own retirements.  Think about this: much of your career has focused on helping clients accumulate for... Read more

Practice Management / Retirement

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December 5, 2017
What’s Really on the Mind of Investors?

By Karen Parker

“If you remember only one thing…” Advisors who attended Loring Ward’s 2017 National Education Conference will likely remember Frank Luntz’s important message about what to say (and what NOT to sa... Read more

Marketing / Practice Management / Retirement

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November 28, 2017
Retiring the Retirement Advisor

By Barry LaValley

This year we have looked at how advisors can shape their practice to be even more help to their aging clients. However, it is not only clients who are retiring in droves, but also their advisors!... Read more

Practice Management / Retirement

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November 2, 2017
Client Feedback — Growing Your Practice Through Their Insights

By Vince Crivello

The most successful advisors are continually looking for ways to improve their offerings while helping more people. When those advisors ask us, “What do investors really want from their advisor?”... Read more

Marketing / Practice Management

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September 27, 2017
Communication Advice From an Aging Baby Boomer

By Barry LaValley

This is the second in a two-part series. Read part one: Physically Speaking — Age and Communication I speak and write a lot about how to communicate effectively with older clients, and it is easy... Read more

Practice Management / Retirement

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September 25, 2017
Favorite Loring Ward Conference Moments

By Karen Parker

Nearly 200 advisors gathered with Loring Ward employees and partners at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs for Loring Ward’s annual National Education Conference. Advisors heard from guest speaker... Read more

Practice Management

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September 15, 2017
Food for Thought: How Your Office May Influence Investor Behavior

By Steven J. Atkinson

It makes sense that what we see can impact our decisions and ultimately our health. A 2015 study1 was conducted to see if the types of foods on a person’s kitchen counter are associated with thei... Read more

Behavioral Finance / Practice Management

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September 7, 2017
Tips for Protecting Your Information Online

By John Flegal

Electronic innovations have expanded our use of technology, making financial transactions and communications convenient, yet they also have related security risks that we must be aware of and man... Read more

Practice Management

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August 31, 2017
Physically Speaking — Age and Communication

By Barry LaValley

This is the first in a two-part series. They say that “with age comes experience,” but, unfortunately, with age also comes some challenges. I’m talking about the effect of aging on all five of th... Read more

Practice Management / Retirement

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August 24, 2017
Asset Management Redefined

By Steven J. Atkinson

Blink and your clients may find what they need without your help… If you’ve been paying attention the last 10 years you will likely agree that the role great advisors play in their clients’ lives... Read more

Portfolio Management / Practice Management

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