Financial Advisors and Social Distancing: How to Keep Prospecting and Servicing Clients

Financial Advisors and Social Distancing - How to Keep Prospecting and Servicing Clients

Traditionally, being a financial advisor has been a face-to-face business. We are creatures of the working lunch, the handshake, the coffee meeting. Appointments are the lifeblood of our business, because we’re in the business of personal relationships. That’s our real advantage over the low-cost robo-advisors, and a big part of how we justify our fees.

But social distancing is changing all that in a flash. I’m optimistic about the economy and the stock market long-term. But this bug isn’t going away anytime soon. We are undergoing a rapid cultural shift where social distance may very well become the norm for a good, long while.

And all of us old-school financial advisors, as well as brokers, planners, insurance agents, all of us, are going to have to adjust.

I’ve talked with a lot of people, and I’ve seen a lot of economic cycles. Here’s what I suggest you do to keep growing your business even with social distancing.

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17 Online Resources for Financial Advisors

17 Online Resources for Financial Advisors

Although the internet is a source of both knowledge and leads for today’s Financial Advisor, there seems to be a shortage of insightful authorities on key topics in our industry. On top of that, you’ll face a steep learning curve, with constantly changing trends and best practices as you grow in your career.

To help you address a wide range of issues in your every day jobs, we’ve put together a list of websites and blogs for financial professionals.

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