Be Careful Who You Listen To (Getting The Right Financial Advice)

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When it comes to your financial future, who you listen to can make all the difference. In this episode, Phil shares the story of a long-time client who was swayed by a pushy insurance agent into making a potentially detrimental financial decision. Despite having a well-thought-out plan and a balanced portfolio, the client was convinced to move all their assets into annuities by an agent who played on their fears about market volatility.

 

When it comes to your financial future, who you listen to can make all the difference. In this episode, Phil shares the story of a long-time client who was swayed by a pushy insurance agent into making a potentially detrimental financial decision. Despite having a well-thought-out plan and a balanced portfolio, the client was convinced to move all their assets into annuities by an agent who played on their fears about market volatility.

This episode serves as a cautionary tale about the risks of taking advice from someone who may not have your best interests at heart. Phil emphasizes the need to understand the licenses and motivations behind the advice you receive. He also touches on the importance of understanding the risks associated with any financial product and the value of comprehensive financial planning.

Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

0:00 – Intro

1:08 – Client story

6:09 – Working with an advisor who understands your needs

8:51 – Having a comprehensive plan

If you have any questions about what we discussed in this episode, reach out and we’ll be happy to set up a time to talk.

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