This domain is available for lease or purchase!
Free Retirement Resources
Learn How a Blue Collar CEO is Connecting Investors with Advisors
- advertisement - Is your money safe?
- advertisement - Senior Discounts
- advertisement - Free Retirement Calculator 2.0
Free Newsletter

Retirement Intelligence Information Services

This free newsletter provides investment education in easy to understand terms, to help you, the individual investor.

Sign-up for the
FREE newsletter

Colleen's Corner

Asset Allocation

Often financial "experts" make asset allocation difficult to understand. My goal in this series of articles is for you to understand asset allocation thoroughly, in an easy to understand format.
Local Guides

Retirement Knowledge Center


How to Become A Successful Financial Consultant

Retirement Calculator, Inc.

When you take a minute to think about careers that could help you to have the life, and retirement of your dreams, you can come up with a number of options. And because you know how you feel about wanting financial success, you might start thinking about the way that others look for the same thing. And then you realize that there is one person who most people go to when they want to ensure that their futures will be all that they hope: A financial consultant.

How do you become a successful financial consultant? First, you need to really understand savings and investments. You need to know how they've performed. You need to know how the accounts are projected to perform over time.

To become a successful financial consultant, you need to understand the way that small changes can have big results. You need to know how, by making one small change within someone's portfolio, you can double or triple their returns.

To become a successful financial consultant, you need to be able to explain those changes to someone else. You need to be able to talk with them, not at them. To be a successful financial consultant, you need to be able to work with people, to recognize their financial goals and to make reaching those goals something that matters to you as well.

But when you're looking at how to become a successful financial consultant, you also need to understand your own financial goals, and your own investments. After all, before you will truly be able to help others with their savings and investments, you need to prove yourself, if only to yourself.

If you're still not sure whether or not you want to become a financial consultant, rather than taking the time to go to classes and to study, rather than leaving the job that you have now, you should take smaller steps to determine whether or not the change is right for you. Some of these steps include reading articles about financial planning or talking with your own financial advisors.

But some of these steps require you to be a bit more hands on. One way of looking more closely at your own savings and investments is to download our free retirement calculator.

We've put our time into researching the way that savings and investments have performed over time, and have put that information into the program. We've also put in projections for the ways that stocks, bonds, mutual funds and savings accounts will perform over time, projections that take changing interest rates and inflation into account.

To become a successful financial consultant, you need to be able to see and understand the ways that savings and investments have performed and will perform over time. When you explore those things with our retirement calculator, you will gain a better understanding of how savings and investments work to grow your finances over time.

What you'll also get when you look at your own investments, though, is an idea of how to make changes to your own financial strategy that will give you better retirement income. You'll be able , with our retirement calculator  to explore different possibilities, the ways in,which changes to your investment strategy will affect your savings later on.

Some of the changes may be small, investing in a different mutual fund or purchasing stock in a company that's just starting our. Others might be bigger; they may be withdrawals from your retirement savings in order to put a down payment on a new home. But to be a successful financial consultant, you will need to be on the lookout for ways to help your clients make more money.

In order to become successful at anything, you need to understand it. If you are still looking to learn how to become a successful financial consultant, you should click the red button to download our free retirement calculator.

Click on the red button. Download our free retirement calculator. Explore your savings and investments, and see how to make improvements. If you can become successful with changing your own investment strategy, you may have what it takes to help others become successful as well.

Find a Qualified Financial Planner in Your Area