Investors who use a financial advisor tend to achieve higher levels of wealth and success. They also have better savings habits and they're generally more confident in their ability to meet their retirement income needs¹. You can be a more informed investor by developing five good habits:
- Have a plan. It can be as simple as putting money aside for a rainy day or a longer term plan for your retirement.
- Save a little every month. "Pay yourself first" with a quick and easy automatic savings plan and watch the miracle of compounding help your savings grow.
- Open mail from your Financial Advisor. Take the time to read your statements and ask your Advisor about any terms you don't understand.
- Talk to your Financial Advisor. Whether you're starting a family; you got a new job; or you're moving into a new home Be sure to keep your advisor up-to-date on any changes that might affect your financial situation.
- Meet with your advisor even if there are no changes. Regular two-way communication is key to success.