We’ll coach you on the right way to invest.
What is Coaching?…………..
Most investors have never heard of an Investor Coach. How is that different from a traditional financial planner or financial advisor? We have often said that the traditional financial planning model is broken. Interestingly, the old traditional model has become the source of many problems for people seeking investment advice. Although people naturally seek out a planner to assist with their financial affairs, we find that the heart of the planning problem lies in the way that the planning is carried out.
For starters, financial planning or the development of a financial plan is very often used as a sales or marketing tool to sell a firm’s financial products. And of course, the sale of these financial products produces a commission on the plan’s recommendations. Unfortunately, the investor rarely knows whether or not the plan’s recommendations are in their best interest or in the best interest of the planner and his/her firm. In addition, the majority of planners work for a brokerage firm or insurance company, and don’t really work directly for the client. In this case the brokerage firm or insurance company actually controls what products the planner can recommend to clients.
Next, the traditional planning model does very little to educate investors and help them deal with the instincts and emotions that are at the root of a poor investment experience. Almost no effort is given to help clients learn how markets work and how to achieve true peace of mind when investing. So how do you know if you are working with a coach or a planner? Take the “Investor Quiz” on this website. Answer the questions that are listed. An Investor Coach will work diligently to help you answer all of the questions. If your current planner is not helping you seek the answers to these important questions then it might be time for a second opinion on your investments. Please call us directly for a complimentary consultation.
The Investor Quiz
See if you can answer “yes” to the following questions.
Remember, you must be 100% confident that you know the answer in order for it to qualify as a “yes” answer. Investing can be one of the most complicated aspects of your financial life. One of the reasons that investing may seem daunting is because many people don’t know what kind of questions to ask that will help build their confidence and peace of mind. The 20 must-answer questions are specifically designed to help you identify the areas of investing where you can build your confidence as an investor and escape the Investor’s Dilemma™.
If you can answer ‘Yes’ to ALL of The 20 Must-Answer Questions, you will be on your way to a high level of peace of mind with your financial investments.
Take the Quiz HERE.