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If you want to go into an RIA one day what is the best way to do it? Do you join a firm and build up clients where you don’t know for sure you can take them with you? This way at least you have an AUM… more

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In your opinion, how much in new AUM makes a new advisor “good” at bringing in new money? Is it $3million? $10 million? Less than $3 million?

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Is anyone meeting with clients or prospects in the office? What are your protocols?

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Anyone here know how to file quarterly estimated taxes for self employment income? Deadline is in one week and I have no idea what I’m doing HELPPPPPPPP

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Looking into certifications like the CFP or CFA but they’re so expensive and I can’t afford the upfront cost right now. Are other certs like APMA and CDFA worth it?

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What has been most successful for those of us now prospecting from home? Virtual existing client engagements are rock solid. New business... Not so much.

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Off topic, but with many of us returning to our officers after months of not shaving, what are the best products you use to prevent ingrown hairs and bumps?

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International financial advisor. I’d like to do a hypothetical proposal for client. My go to has always been JPMorgan. They now can’t do it. Anyone else?

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Who has the best series 7 study materials?

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Does anyone know how you get paid in the Raymond James AMP Program? Details of salary and commission payout would be great.

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How are you prospecting during the pandemic?

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Have a financial client /friend that also gets his taxes done through me/my firm. When we started doing his taxes his situation was *relatively* simple so we were doing it for next to nothing. Cont

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Anyone have insight to how long a job “on hold” currently will last? I know it’s COVID dependent, but curious if anyone has heard anything

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Does anyone have experience with coach Annette Bau of the Millionaire Series? What value did you get from her program?

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Bifurcated fee schedules— does anyone have different fee rates apply to fixed income and equity holdings?

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I've interviewed three possible additions to the team as new FAs. I liked the sliding pay scale we had at Edward Jones. Anyone willing to send me a copy of the current EDJ PDF showing the curren… more

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Anyone know what the job opportunities are like for our industry in New Braunfels TX or close surrounding area?

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Anyone recently sold a practice or purchased a practice? Curious to understand valuations and terms of more recent M&A activity. Any and all insights would be appreciated!

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Wanting to re-learn 50, 100 & 200 moving averages. Where can I start? Is there a website or course you recommend?

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