This Week’s Blueleafing Roundup
(via Above the Market) — How many celebrities can teach us lessons about financial advising? In the business of giving advice, we need full disclosure and transparency with our clients. What can Harry Connick Jr. teach us about this?
(via Nerd’s Eye View) –Some advisors know how to rock Twitter, but many still feel lost when it comes to marketing ourselves online. Michael Kitces discusses five points he learned about blogging and social media the hard way, so you can learn how to avoid making the same mistakes.
(via Sage Broadview) — What is there to learn about high finance from a jar of Skittles? Sage Broadview draws the connections between this jar of Skittles and how assumptions can be an inherently flawed approach to finances. A contest is included at the end of this post!
(via Upperline Financial) — We all want to strive for perfection. But the #Blueleafing way suggests that we should be striving for something else. Learn how success in your financial life isn’t about perfection, but about something a lot more simple…progress.
(via Wealthcare for Women) – Saturday, June 14th is flag day! While it isn’t a federal holiday, it gives us a day to think about what the flag means to us. Weathcare for Women writer Russ Thorton writes about how he sees the flag as a symbol of success, and how a financial lesson ties in there.
(via Good Financial Cents) — Do you have an advisor-type you hate to hear about? We know that good #Blueleafing advisors don’t fall into these categories! Find out what advisors drive Jeff Rose crazy, and reassure yourself that you don’t fit these descriptions!
Articles For Clients
Here are 4 articles for you to Tweet, email or otherwise share with clients.
Why share content? Client engagement correlates with advisor growth.
– Financial Questions to Answer Before You Get Married (via Wall Street Journal)
– What Are The Tax Savings Generated By My Mortgage? – Calculator (via Fox Business)
– Retiree Health Costs Hold Steady (via Fidelity Viewpoints)