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Markets are roiling and stocks are off to their worst start to a New Year in history. With oil prices plunging and the Chinese stock market causing a global sell-off, clients may become increasingly agitated as they see their investment performance declining.

Concerned investors can easily lose track of the importance of maintaining a long-term outlook. We all know the damage a hasty response can wreak on an investment plan. The challenge for advisors is to keep anxious clients focused on their long-term goals while guiding them through the turbulent periods.

As an advisor, these challenging times can present unique opportunities. Now more than ever, clients will listen to you and heed your advice for diversification and prudent planning. Such times can provide you with the opportunity to help clients understand that market corrections, while unpleasant, are a natural and inevitable part of the market cycle.

And market downturns like the one we are currently...

How Are Your Mobile Investors Getting Along?

By Dave Curry

This is the second post in a series discussing three technologies that are reshaping the playing field for advisors — mobile devices, social media and web-service based integration.

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A Golden Age of Technology: Three Tech Trends Advisors Should Embrace

By Dave Curry

First, let me introduce myself. My name is Dave Curry and I am the Senior Systems Architect for open systems development here at Trust Company of America. I’ve been asked to blog about information technology as it applies to our industry. I’m very happy to do this...

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Spring Series: How to Structure Your Day to Achieve Your Goals

Welcome to the spring series of “EVOLVE the RIA Growth Blog.” Over the next couple of weeks, we will feature posts that share spring themes including – growth, evolution, new beginnings, and fresh perspectives. Subscribe today for new updates.

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Spring Series: Your Strategic Efficiency Checklist

Welcome to the spring series of “EVOLVE the RIA Growth Blog.” Over the next couple of weeks, we will feature posts that share spring themes including – growth, evolution, new beginnings, and fresh perspectives. Subscribe today for new updates.

What does it mean to be strategically...

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