Personal Finance Daily: Second-act careers as a financial adviser


Personal Finance Daily: Second-act careers as a financial adviser

Second-act advisers bring more to the table than just knowledge and experience from their previous professions. Perhaps that’s why just 11% of the current pool of 300,000-plus advisers began their careers as advisers. Find that story and more in today’…

Resist advisers? marketing ploys

Q: I may hire a financial adviser to manage my retirement account. As I am meeting prospects, I am seeing presentations that often boast of an adviser’s past returns. What advice do you have as I review these people? (1 hour ago)

SCOTT BURNS: The pitfalls of commission-based financial advice

Q: My husband’s financial adviser has made a suggestion for action. We can’t decide if it’s a good idea. By Scott Burns Q: My husband’s financial adviser has made a suggestion for action. (4 hours ago)