Case Study: Let Your Adviser Know About Outside Invested Assets so They can Properly Plan for You

Troy Harmon, CFA, CVA, K.C. Smith, CFP®, and Jarrett McKenzie, CFP®, CWS®, discuss a situation of an investor who decided to invest in a “Trump Portfolio” without consulting his financial adviser. They cover the excessive fees the investor paid and how he inadvertently put himself at risk because his investment created an overexposure in several holdings.

Case Study: Breaking Down the Business Model Behind Financial Advice

Managing Associate K.C. Smith, CFP®, and Senior Associate Jarrett McKenzie, CFP®, CWS®, build off of last week’s discussion reviewing the difference in fees between the broker-dealer and Registered Investment Adviser business models. They cover the services provided and how you can compare the two when shopping for a financial services solution.