Many small-business owners avoid succession planning but it helps ensure long-term viability and address inheritance and management issues. » Read More
The financial advice industry faces shortages, but colleges are launching degree programs in financial planning to fill the training gap.
An inability to attract young people is challenging a financial advisory industry facing a wave of advisor retirements in the next two decades.
Succession planning isn't easy for financial advisors. It takes a long time—five to 10 years—and it's emotional and messy. But it's also critical.
As aging advisors retire and few young replacements enter the industry, FAs without succession plans put their retirement, and clients, at risk.
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