Protect Your Clients from Market Volatility

The American College of Financial Services
Clarity 2 Prosperity
October 24, 2019

One of the primary and most important functions of financial advisors is to counsel their clients on staying the course with the investments that are best suited to their long-term financial goals. It can be hard to be sure that your client will be comfortable with and accept your recommendations. How can you help them withstand the natural ebb and flow of the market over the years? These days the ride is even more turbulent than ever before. This is where a Volatility Tolerance Analysis can be an invaluable tool for both advisor and client.

According to Wade Pfau, Ph.D., CFA, Professor of Retirement Income, RICP® Program Director, and Co-director of The American College New York Life Center for Retirement Income, measuring your client’s volatility tolerance is valuable for clients of any demographic and it becomes a larger issue post-retirement.

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