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Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 17, 2013 – There are more reasons than ever for investors to seek long-term financial advice. From trying to figure out the impact of Washington gridlock on a portfolio to understanding how to make the right choices in a 401(k), navigating the multitude of investment options and strategies available has never been more complex. Likewise, the financial advisor community faces its own complex landscape, with everything from developing new investment strategies to creating innovative client communication techniques.
To help investors and financial investors better understand this complicated landscape, CNBC Digital has brought together 20 of the nation's leading wealth managers and financial experts to create the CNBC Digital Financial Advisor Council. Members of the Council will offer a vast diversity of experience and insight. They will provide straight-talking, informative content through guest columns on CNBC.com (fa.cnbc.com) and on-air appearances on CNBC that will make investment terms and strategies easier to understand.
"The creation of this impressive Council is another key step for CNBC Digital as we strengthen our premier online hub for both investors and financial advisors," said Xana Antunes, Executive Editor and Vice President, CNBC Digital. "CNBC is the number one television news network among financial advisors* and we are committed to deepening our coverage of and relationship with this important community on our digital platforms."
"I am very excited that this esteemed group will be contributing their expertise to our growing Financial Advisor hub and greatly enhance our coverage of this dynamic space," said Jim Pavia, Senior Editor at Large. "Ultimately, we believe that both the financial advisor community as well as individual investors will gain valuable insights from this group of accomplished pros."
The members of the inaugural CNBC Digital Financial Advisor Council are:
Today's announcement comes on the heels of a record September for CNBC.com. Last month, the site was visited by 8.1MM unique users in September, up 24% compared to the same time period last year. (Source: comScore US Media Metrix)
Connect with the CNBC Digital Financial Advisor Council by subscribing to our Twitter list and join the conversation using hashtag #CNBCFACouncil.
* Source: 2013 Financial Advisor Media Outlook and Usage Study conducted by Erdos & Morgan
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CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.
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