At Scottsdale Wealth Planning, we pride ourselves on being an independent registered financial advisor and fiduciary to our clients. But exactly what is an independent financial advisor, are what are some of the benefits to engaging this type of professional? Independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) are professional independent advisory firms that provide personalized financial advice to their clients, many of whom have complex financial needs. Because we are independent, we are not … [Read more...] about Key Benefits of Independent Advisors
Anyone searching for investment advice is undoubtedly confronted with many choices of service providers operating under titles such as certified financial planner, financial consultant, registered investment advisor, stockbroker, and insurance agent. These titles can be confusing because on the surface it is not clear whether these professionals are legally required to have a client's best interest in mind when making investment recommendations. Many investors may have read that the … [Read more...] about What Is Fiduciary Advice?