Your clients and their needs, values, and goals are changing in unparalleled ways, looking much different than they did even just a few years ago. To keep up, you need to follow suit and evolve alongside your clients to better serve the current shift in their needs and be best prepared for future growth opportunities.
Today’s clients are coming back around to wanting a more comprehensive approach to their wealth management and financial planning needs. It could be the volatile markets or a shift in thinking that’s inherent to the new demographic of today’s investor, or both, but the fact is that investors want more, and you need to be able to fulfill these demands to retain and grow your client base.
Nowadays, most people want their financial advisor to go beyond just giving recommendations on investments, they want someone who understands their life, values, and needs and guides them along the way to achieving their goals. From comprehensive financial planning to ongoing guidance on major purchases to college savings and long-term care, the list goes on. The question is, “Can you deliver these services effectively at the current home for your book of business?”
If you can’t definitively answer that question with a “Yes!”, it’s time to start thinking about finding a new place to call home that allows you a better opportunity to grow and be successful. After all, to provide your clients with the best, you need a partner by your side that you can trust and rely on; one that continues to adapt to the evolving needs of your clients.
As industry-leading Transition Specialists, 3xEquity has good news to share — there are many top-tier, progressive broker-dealers just waiting to empower you to fulfill the evolving needs of your clients and help you find success. Here are 3 critical areas that advisors should be looking for that will allow them to evolve and fulfill their client’s needs when deciding on their next broker-dealer.
Options + Flexibility
These days, people have multiple options for just about everything. Looking to order out? GrubHub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats will all deliver from local restaurants. Want to find something to watch tonight? Hulu, Netflix, and HBO Max have you covered. People have come to expect the flexibility to choose what they want and it’s no different with their investments. Having the options and flexibility to provide your clients with the services they’re looking for will go a long way in building long-lasting relationships.
Ongoing Education + Current Investment Vehicles
One of the best ways a broker-dealer can set their advisors up for success is by offering ongoing education and training and by allowing their advisors to participate in a variety of popular investment asset classes. By having access to professional development opportunities, advisors can continue to expand their skill sets and find new ways to serve their clients. By understanding and being able to incorporate a wide array of investment opportunities into your clients’ portfolios, you can stand out among your competition and build greater levels of confidence and trust among your clients.
Advisors often find their time getting spent on tedious tasks, that while important, take away from focusing their attention on their clients. A broker-dealer that invests in providing their advisors with the best and most up-to-date practice management and back-office support can play a huge role in an advisor not only better serving their clients, but also maximizing their efficiency and gaining the time to grow their business. From client onboarding to ongoing client communications, a streamlined workflow helps open new revenue opportunities for you to pursue, while also allowing you to best serve your clients’ needs.
It can be a challenge to keep up with the ever-changing needs, values, and goals of your clientele, but the right broker-dealer can be your answer to providing them with the best service. So, if you find yourself spread thin trying to juggle too many roles without enough support, you should let 3xEquity help you weigh your options. In a matter of days, we will provide you with multiple offers from top broker-dealers, help you narrow down your list, and when the time comes, aid in negotiating the best deal.
We’ve evolved our services to support your busy life and have made testing the waters easy. Now is the time for you to keep up with the evolving needs of your clients by finding the best broker-dealer for your business. A better tomorrow is just a click away, please fill out the form below to get the process started.