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Essentials of Excellence®

Get Specialized

Our Get Specialized solution can help you position your practice for growth by differentiating yourself as an expert with a preferred client base. The program was developed in partnership with industry experts and provides step-by-step instructions to define and communicate your specialty.

Advisor brochure: Specialization Overview

Advisor brochure: Specialization Overview

Workbook: Define Your Market

Workbook: Define Your Market

Workbook: Structure Your Practice

Workbook: Structure Your Practice

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Workbook: Communicate Your Specialty

Workbook: Communicate Your Specialty

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1. Financial Planning, 10-24-13

Call your regional director for personalized guidance on using our Get Specialized solution. 1-888-877-9275.

Women and Wealth

Our Women and Wealth solution can help you grow your practice by identifying the magnitude of the opportunity in connecting more deeply with women of wealth.

Brochure: Attract Women of Wealth

Brochure: Attract Women of Wealth

Identify challenges faced by affluent women, ways to communicate and connect with women about finances, and action steps to grow your practice through referrals from women.

Client action guide: Taking Control of Your Financial Well-Being

Client action guide: Taking Control of Your Financial Well-Being

Call your regional director for personalized guidance on using our Women and Wealth solution. 1-888-877-9275.

Generational Wealth Transfer

Our Generational Wealth Transfer solution includes ideas to cultivate relationships across generations, tools to acquire and retain multigenerational clients, and a special emphasis on Millennials.

An acquisition model for each generation

Differing views and communication preferences make it obsolete to use a one-size-fits-all approach to acquiring clients across generations.

Brochure: Creating an Acquisition Model in Tune With the Generations

Brochure: Creating an Acquisition Model in Tune With the Generations

Millennials Money and Happiness

The Millennial generation is inheriting wealth faster than the two previous generations.1 Yet, Millennial research tends to focus on debt and dollars, telling a lifeless story. Our 2017 Millennial Survey asked Millennials about happiness, priorities, and passions—as well as money.

Research

Research paper: Uniting Money and Happiness

Questionnaire: Ten questions for rejuvenating your Millennial conversations

Questionnaire: Ten questions for rejuvenating your Millennial conversations

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1. "Millennials Make Most of Massive Inheritance: Study"; CNBC; May 31, 2013

Call your regional director for personalized guidance on using our Generational Wealth Transfer solution. 1-888-877-9275.

Seminars and Events

Our seminars and events will help you grow your practice by providing valuable information directly to clients, prospects, and referral sources. Your demonstrated expertise builds their trust in your capabilities.

Women and Wealth

Client action guide: Taking Control of Your Financial Well-Being

Client action guide: Taking Control of Your Financial Well-Being

Client presentation: The Power of Your Money

Client presentation: The Power of Your Money

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Call your regional director for personalized guidance on using seminars and events to build your business. 1-888-877-9275.

Investment Insights

Our market and investment insights give you access to a trove of news, analyses, and commentaries on the economy, global markets, and investments. Don’t miss conference calls with portfolio managers, blog posts on current events, and more.

Market Perspectives

Market Perspectives

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Investment Perspectives

Investment Perspectives

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Research Papers

Research Papers

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Quarterly fund commentaries

Quarterly fund commentaries

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Manager conference calls

Manager conference calls

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On the Trading Desk podcasts

On the Trading Desk podcasts

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Twitter feed

Twitter feed

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YouTube videos

YouTube videos

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Call your regional director to explore how our investment insights can inform your client interactions. 1-888-877-9275.

Best Advisor Practices

We studied the behavior of top advisors over time. Whether advisors had the highest sales, the most assets, or the best client satisfaction ratings, there were observed trends that stood out.

Advisor presentation: Best Practices of Premier Advisors and Teams

Advisor presentation: Best Practices of Premier Advisors and Teams

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Advisor handout: Advisor Action Steps

Advisor handout: Advisor Action Steps

1. Financial Planning, October 24, 2013

Call your regional director for personalized guidance on using our Best Advisor Practices solution: 1-888-877-9275.

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