A quick note to our clients with 401k, 403b, 457, or various IRA accounts at Aspire Retirement Services: First, we will be rebalancing your accounts at Aspire on Friday, December 15, 2017. Rebalancing means we shift your investment asset allocation back to their original intended percentages. We rebalance our client accounts at least once per
Our clients have a lot to look forward to in 2018, and we’re getting ready now! If you’re an nVest Advisors client, please keep reading this important blog post. (And if you’re not yet a client, what are you waiting for?) During January and early February every year, nVest Advisors conducts our Annual Client Review meetings. These are critically important “state of the relationship” meetings, when we get to review your account performance, update your personal info and account beneficiaries, review your risk tolerance, make changes to your strategy, etc. No matter when during the year you became a client, we start each year fresh with an annual review in January. 2018 will be an especially important review appointment, because we’re making significant changes to your experience as a client, and it’s crucial that you understand how things will be different going forward. Here’s (quickly) what’s changing, and how our Annual Reviews will incorporate these changes.
We talk often on here about how we’re working to be a better financial advisor, and we applaud efforts by the Department of Labor, the SEC, and the state regulators to force higher standards of care on our industry. We’ve even given you reasons to fire your current advisor, things to be leery of when looking for one, and how to avoid Ponzi schemes. We’ve been serving clients for nearly a decade, and have forged deep and lasting relationships with our clients. Many have become close friends. We believe that’s the way it should be, because the relationship of a financial advisor and client involves a great deal of trust and at times, vulnerability. We work very hard to do what’s best for our clients and provide the best service we can. That includes being prompt in our responses, running compliant and ethical practices, having a servant-leader’s spirit and caring for your investments like they were our own. We often ask you what can we do to become a better advisor, but we seldom take the time to tell you what you can do to become a better client. Here are 9 ways you can help us help you: