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  • 26% of Americans indicate they’ve become more cautious with their money as a result of events surrounding the 2016 presidential campaign.Bankrate Money Pulse Survey, 2016
  • 70.3% of advisors polled by Financial Advisor magazine said their clients are more worried than in past presidential election years about who will become the next U.S. president. – Financial Advisor magazine, 8/3/16

Uncertainty in the equity market tends to rise along with rising political uncertainty. Uncertainty over who the incoming president will be and what policies they may change or introduce can weigh on markets.

To have meaningful conversations with clients, while helping them keep the election in perspective and stay focused on their goals, it’s wise for you and your staff to review the message you want to communicate as you respond to questions and concerns.

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3 Ways Blogs Help Advisors Generate New Leads

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Blogs are an excellent tool for generating new leads when they’re executed well. If...

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5 Mistakes You Don’t Know You Are Making on Social Media

Originally published by Financial Social Media

By: Amy McIlwain

Have you ever made a mistake that [at the time] you weren’t aware...

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Tips for Making a Successful Career Transition in the New Year

Making a career change can be daunting for any advisor. To better help you make a transition, Trust Company of America is launching Advisor Pathways, a program designed to provide the tools and consulting needed to make a successful career change. Advisor Pathways is specifically geared to serve...

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13 Powerful Social Media Stats and Trends to Know for 2013

Originally posted by Financial Social Media

By: Amy McIlwain

For the past several years, social media has been a conversation that was spoken of being as a “new” phenomenon. At first, people adapted to the new...

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