How to Find the Right Investment Advisor

Are you looking to invest? Perhaps you just want some help with your financial planning or even your estate planning. Finding someone that can truly help you is difficult sometimes, simply because there are so many options to choose from. The Internet is full of so-called experts that can help you make wise investments and financial decisions, but how do you know whom you can really trust?

It takes some work, but we’re talking about your financial future, which is definitely worth the time and effort. There are several things you can do when you are looking for the right investment advisor. Let’s take a look at a few of them.

  • Shop around – take the time to interview several candidates and make sure they can meet your needs.
  • Experience counts – although everyone has to start somewhere, there is definitely something to be said for an investment advisor with real experience.
  • They do get paid – financial and investment advisors get paid for their services so you need to make sure you understand how their pay structure works. That’s because they can all differ. For example, financial planners and stockbrokers are usually paid differently.
  • Considers your needs – look for someone who is invested in you and your needs and who can come up with a plan that fits those needs.

The bottom line is it’s your money and your future. Make sure you do your homework before making any big decisions regarding your investments and financial planning. You can learn more about choosing a good investment advisor by clicking here. You can also learn more about our other services here.

 

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Alan Olsen, CPA

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