Blog Entries by Karla Paxton, Technical Relationship Manager

Practice Management Tips for Life Altering Events - Part 1: What To Do When Your Clients Get Divorced

By Karla Paxton, Technical Relationship Manager on Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Sometimes, when you’re a financial advisor, you can end up feeling more like a therapist than a financial specialist. As a trusted advisor, you not only have access to the client’s financial picture, but to his or her private life as well. That’s especially true when a life altering event changes one of your client’s lives, such as a divorce, death, marriage, or any other momentous event. This will be the first in a series of blogs about what to do when life altering events change your clients’ lives—and in the process, alter your relationship with them, too. In this case, we’ll look at do’s and don’ts for advisors when your clients go through a divorce.....Read More »

Who Can Be Trusted? The Fiduciary Differentiator

By Karla Paxton, Technical Relationship Manager on Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

The discussion regarding the implementation of a common fiduciary standard for anyone giving financial advice may be shelved far back in the minds of congress, but for an investor making a decision on whom to trust as their financial advisor it is still very important...Read More »