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How to conduct a great job interview

Tips for identifying the right assistant or associate

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How to improve responsible investing conversations with clients

There’s more to ESG discussions than asking investors what they want to avoid

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Clients want to save for kids’ education but don’t know how

Canadian parents value post-secondary learning but face challenges saving for it, poll suggests

  • By: Staff
  • June 6, 2023 June 6, 2023
  • 13:52
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How to manage an advisory team

Financial advisors aren't often trained to manage people, but it's an important part of running of a practice

When your child isn’t fit to be your successor

Realizing the person you want to take over your practice isn't qualified can be a dramatic moment. How should you handle it?


Investors flock to loudest, least skilled voices on social media, finds research

A new paper on finfluencers examines the "wisdom of the anti-skilled crowd"

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Client satisfaction tumbles with markets: J.D. Power

Lack of personalized advice created a void filled by negative returns, the latest survey says

  • By: Staff
  • May 2, 2023 May 2, 2023
  • 10:52

Mother considers assisted dying upon Alzheimer’s diagnosis

What's the advisor's role?

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Client Confidential: Bruce Eccles

A retired entrepreneur talks portfolio mechanics


Fintech in focus: d1g1t

Founder moves from solving math problems to advisor problems


Saving clients from the emotional roller-coaster

A Q&A with advisor and author Coreen Sol

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This isn’t an obituary

The demise of the financial advice industry has been predicted frequently over the past quarter century. But you’re still here — and so are we.

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Can advisors be finfluencers too?

Finding opportunities on social media

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Firing a client who wants too much risk

A hypothetical advisor faces performance pressure

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As markets roil, advisors toil: how you handled the SVB fallout

Amid fraught headlines, here's how financial advisors served clients this week

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Different approach to planning can build relationships with female clients

Why the industry needs more female advisors

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Keeping the cost of death down

Planning helps clients avoid overspending on funerals, burials

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Most Canadian snowbirds winging it financially: CIBC poll

Despite economic concerns, respondents didn't speak to a financial professional

  • By: Staff
  • February 2, 2023 February 2, 2023
  • 11:49

How to help clients cope with inflation

Advisors can help clients build confidence and financial well-being

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Strategies for clients struggling with inflation

Advisors can help clients with debt and long-term goals

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They’re coming: How to fit gen Z advisors into your practice

This generation brings a different approach to work

  • By: Todd Humber
  • November 30, 2022 November 29, 2022
  • 09:00

How to prevent client complaints

At FP Canada's annual conference, Ellen Bessner outlined red flags to identify and mitigate

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Asking clients the right questions to build relationships

Advisors' questions can influence how much clients share and how comfortable they are

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 23, 2022 November 23, 2022
  • 14:08
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Tips for two tough conversations with clients

Care needs, living benefits were topics at IFB’s fall summit