Episode 029: How to Interview Your Next Financial Advisor

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On the show today:

By end of the show, you are going to have an incredible understanding of how financial advisors are paid, common fees you can expect, and what you should not be paying for at all.

My Guest on the Show…

“Seth” – my very own financial advisor comes on the show to say what most advisors won’t. Since most professionals in the financial industry are so highly regulated, “Seth” agreed to come on the show if we kept his identity a secret.

Now that he’s anonymous, he is able to drop a ton of value including what you should be asking your advisor, how fees are structured, and some of the biggest mistakes he sees new clients make.

As a BONUS, this episode comes with a PDF Cheat Sheet I asked “Seth” create, which will come in very handy when you’re getting ready to interview your next advisor.

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Now, I have a few questions for you all…

What are some of your questions you would like answered on the show? Simply leave a comment at the bottom and let me know or you can contact me here and ask anonymously.

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Show Notes

Regulation and What Advisors Can (or can’t) Say [2:47]

What is the S&P 500? [5:12]

What is the DOW Jones Industrial Average & the NASDAQ? [8:15]

Buy & Hold vs Dynamic Investment Strategies [12:14]

Hiring a Salesman vs a Teacher as Your Financial Planner [18:19]

What to Ask When Interviewing Your Next Advisor [23:15]

What are the Different Types of Fees to Watch For? [27:30]

Are Robo-Advisors a Good Idea? [30:58]

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Chris Petrie

Chris (Peach) Petrie is a personal finance expert, money coach, speaker and podcaster.

In 2011, Chris and his family were exhausted from living paycheck-to-paycheck and facing a mountain of debt. They started going against the society standards of misbehaving with money and made the decision to take back control of their lives and money. Within seven months they paid off $52,000, started saving like crazy and began building real wealth.

The word spread fast and Chris started showing friends how to create a budget over dinner. Soon after he started showing their friends how to do the same and eventually Chris started teaching personal finance classes around the community. As the need for the classes grew, Chris launched Money Peach in 2015.

Money Peach was created to help everyday people remove the stress and fear of money by showing them how to save more, make more, and keep more of their money.

Chris Peach has been featured in places like Business Insider, The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and CheddarTV.

When Chris isn’t at “work” he can be found at the Crossfit gym or riding on the fire truck — Chris is also a full-time firefighter in Phoenix, Arizona.


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