Learning From Experience: Bernard’s Story

A good cautionary tale makes a person stop and take a look at their own circumstances.  Bernard’s story may encourage your clients to take stock of their assets and consider whether they’ve properly planned for the distribution of those assets.

Share Bernard’s story with your clients to help them see that there are nuances involved in naming beneficiaries and heirs, and that seeking good advice, communication, and documentation when planning can help to ensure their wishes are carried out as hoped.   Continue reading “Learning From Experience: Bernard’s Story”

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Inflation, Interest Rates and Your Client’s Investments

Lately, we’ve all been experiencing a few less dollars in our bank accounts. Between the cost of fuel, groceries and the overall cost of living, there’s no denying that everything is just so much more expensive. Your clients may want to know why and although “inflation” is the one-word answer, we’re diving a little deeper into why inflation occurs and how it can affect interest rates and your client’s investments. Continue reading “Inflation, Interest Rates and Your Client’s Investments”

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Social Media Platforms – What You Need to Know

You’re a successful Advisor but want to promote and continue to grow your business online – smart move, count us in! However, there are just so many social media platforms, how do you know which one is right for you and your business?

There are indeed more than a few and they’re all slightly different, but all are excellent modern marketing tools and with a little research, you can decide which one (or two or three!) are a good fit for you and your brand.

Recently, LIMRA published a study asking Generation Y (also called millennials) who they engage for financial advice. They found that 90% of those surveyed said that they would NOT seek financial advice from their parents’ Advisors because they “are not relevant” (1). Ouch. But what does it mean to be “relevant”? Well, if you want to reach the next generation of wealth, you need to meet them where they are – and that place is on social media. Continue reading “Social Media Platforms – What You Need to Know”

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Savings Growth Calculator

The ability of our “Savings Growth” calculator to compare two savings strategies can be useful during your client discussions on what to do with excess cash. Your clients can also use it to see the impact of increasing their savings, even by just a little. Walk through this multi-purpose tool or share it with your clients to stimulate your next discussion on finances. Continue reading “Savings Growth Calculator”

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Building Connections Through Direct Response Marketing… More Than Just Social Media

Today, it’s no longer about those old, templated letters or phone dialing campaigns that… let’s be honest… were highly time consuming and largely ineffective in getting the attention of your clients. Social media has changed the way we promote and do business – all with better results at a fraction of the cost. So, why should you join the social media party and how can you make an impact through direct response marketing? Continue reading “Building Connections Through Direct Response Marketing… More Than Just Social Media”

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Will the Money Last?

Help your clients calculate and compare scenarios for how long their savings will last when they start using it as income. Share the “Will the Money Last” calculator with them today.

And, for a more comprehensive review of your clients optimized retirement income cash flows and withdrawal strategy comparisons use the Cascades tool available to PPI Advisors through the Stratosphere suite of tools. Continue reading “Will the Money Last?”

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The Greatest Hits: Your Clients’ Top 3 Investment Blogs

Investing – a great way for your client to put away some of their hard-earned dollars towards their retirement and future security. At PPI, we have more than a few great investment articles that you can share with your clients. We did a little digging and found the top three investment-related blogs from 2021. Check them out below and then consider sharing the client-friendly versions with your clients and prospects.

The Power of Compound Interest for your Client – What is compound interest and how can it help your client maximize their savings? Find out how your client can do this via monthly, pre-authorized deposits – because a few dollars can go a long way!

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Seg Funds – Protecting your Client from a Volatile Market – Volatile markets are nothing new. In fact, the markets are constantly fluctuating. But if your client is an investor or nearing their retirement years, this type of instability can be quite stressful. Find out how segregated funds just might be the solution to such an uncertain market.

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TFSA vs RRSP vs Both. What’s best for your client? – TFSAs and RRSPs – both are excellent investment options, but which one is right for your client? Learn a little more about the ins and outs of both and which one is the best investment solution for your client.

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