Wondering how to be a virtual advisor?
Although we have covered the topic of ‘how to be a virtual advisor’ in different ways to explore the various nuances that come with it, it will remain fluid in nature.
In short, the journey of a virtual financial advisor and what it means to be one is not a fixed process, but one that’s in flux. As technology progresses, so do the capabilities of the virtual advisor. The journey begins between the ears. You must know and believe it is possible. There is more than enough evidence showing that it is possible.
The NextGen Planners of the future are simply evolving into what they and the consumer want them to be. It is an exciting journey for any and all financial advisors wanting to make the transition from a brick and mortar to a fully or even semi-virtual practice. It is also a journey the entire industry has now been forced to embrace. COVID-19 was a blessing in the form of a Pandemic for the financial advice industry.
We can evolve and adopt new strategies or we can rest on our laurels and slowly go out of business. It is a choice, what will you choose?
NextGen Planners Podcast
Our founder, Derek chats to Rohan from NextGen Planners on what it means to be a virtual advisor and more on episode 83 of their podcast.
The podcast covers:
- His financial planning career
- Why he transitioned
- How Conneqtor is going
- Tips that Derek has for financial advisors who are starting their career
- A book recommendation – in this case The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris and Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Listen to the podcast below.
If you’re interested in learning more about how to become a virtual advisor we highly recommend downloading our free e-book as a start.