To tell a new acquaintance what you do for a living is to open yourself up to the possibility of being judged by the reputation of your industry. That said, it’s not such a good time period to have to tell would-be acquaintances that you work as a fiscal adviser. At the least, your new possible friends might assume your avaricious, at worst an out and out scam artist.
In truth, some fiscal advisers enjoy giving advice to those who many not even have much money. These financial angels are understandably perturbed by the fiscal hellions that have made a mess of the industry’s reputation. There are still fiscal advisers who do not meet the worst aspects of the caricature their industry baddies have pasted on those who make a living by advising others about finances. Some of these people live in average homes and drive average cars. They don’t consider their first job to be about selling a fiscal product, but about ensuring the fiscal future of their client. In short, there are still decent individuals in the fiscal business.
- When it comes to retirement accounts, some are very high cost even when there are more affordable options available.
- UBS offered 401K, 403B, and non-profits some great financial benefits just to be kind.
- Consumers are finding that Ameriprise is not 100% honest and transparent when it comes to where money is going.
“When asked by strangers what I do for a living, nothing makes people recoil more than realizing my profession has to do with financial matters.”
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