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the many roles and services of financial advisors

the many roles and services of financial advisors

August 04, 2022

Here's a partial list of things you should expect from a good financial advisor:

tax planning (involving a CPA)

estate planning (involving an attorney)

annual (at a minimum) strategy meetings 

creation of income streams

legacy planning

property and casualty insurance reviews

guidance on employee benefits

life insurance review and planning

cash flow and net worth statements

coordination with CPAs and attorneys

retirement planning

education funding

beneficiary review

portfolio construction

research and analysis

miscellaneous goal planning

familiarity with markets and trends

facilitation of family meetings

business continuation planning

disability insurance planning


debt management


planning for long term care needs and expenses

dedication and devotion

executive and business owner benefits


client advocacy

facilitation of paperwork

experience and wisdom

familiarity with relevant laws and regulations...

just to name a few.