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0:02:48

How saying no to clients’ children saves retirements

Brad J. Myers 5.0

Your clients love their children, of course. As a financial advisor, what do you do when their children are asking for too much money and endangering their parents’ comfortable retirement?

Taiwan's aging population brings opportunity

Elizabeth Diffin 0.0

Customizing services helps differentiate advisor from online financial services

0:02:52

Retirement income withdrawal strategies

Jonathan Peter Kestle, CLU, B Com 0.0

You’ll close with clients when you find tens of thousands of dollars in tax savings for them, and you can find those savings quickly by using technology, said Jonathan Kestle, a Court of the Table qualifier from Ontario, Canada. View this brief video to find out how he does that.

0:09:56

What advisors wish they knew sooner

MDRT 0.0

Have you always helped clients as much as possible? When did you realize how communication impacts the service you provide and the information you gather? In this episode, MDRT members share changes they have made in their practice from lessons that, if possible, they would have learned earlier. <br> <br> You’ll hear from: <br> Harpreet Atwal <br> Rick Jones, CFP <br> Brent Kimball, ChFC, CFP <br> Michaela Scott, CFP, RICP<br><br> Episode breakdown:<br> 0:26 – The expenses of divorce<br> 1:13 – Adjusting your approach to help clients prevent problems<br> 2:29 – Are you being as comprehensive as you can?<br> 4:47 – Learning to ask more questions<br> 5:43 – Let the clients provide the answers<br> 6:24 – Make sure to relax

When the facts aren't correct

Mitsuhiro Kondo 0.0

I wish I'd really understood my client's financial situation.

Taking a comprehensive approach with clients

Elizabeth Fuhrman 0.0

Ellie Mills works with all aspects of insurance and financial services.

0:08:51

3 questions to ask every prospect and client

Theodore S. Rusinoff, CFP 5.0

<p>Top of the Table qualifier Ted Rusinoff believes you need to ask every prospect and client three questions: 1) What do you own? 2) Why do you own it? 3) When was the last time you took a look at it?</p> <p>These questions keep the planning process active and engaged.</p>

0:04:23

Help your client negotiate a better job offer

Renee Hanson, CFP, CDFA 0.0

Learn ideas how you can help your client negotiate for a better salary or benefits, from Top of the Table qualifier Renee Hanson.

Retirement panel – Worldwide trends, multi-country solutions

Anne-marie Lee, ChFC, CLU; Rajesh Chheda, ACA, CFP; Helen A. Jenkins, Dip PFS; Jason L Smith; Heather M. Courneya, CLU, CH.F.C. 0.0

Creating a meaningful financial plan including investment strategies for a client’s retirement is a vital role of the financial advisor. Learn strategies and philosophies as a panel of MDRT experts from around the globe analyzes case-study data and presents their solutions. <br> <br> <a href="https://rz.mdrt.org/search/?q=2018ampro"><center><hr><font color="darkred" size="3"><b>Click here to find more from the 2018 Annual Meeting</b></font><hr>

0:03:35

Great relationship-building client questions

Subhas V. Nathan 5.0

Hear a few simple questions that build better relationships with clients and assist them in creating the financial future they want.

0:02:19

Two ideas in two minutes

Brian G. Tarpey 5.0

Top of the Table qualifier and 2020 MDRT Foundation President Tarpey recalls some of the best advice he’s received through MDRT. The advice has inspired him and helped him close deals.

0:11:49

What to do when client information catches you off-guard

MDRT 0.0

What happens when an established client surprises you with previously undisclosed debt, or when you have to give a client difficult news about a policy someone else set up for them? In this episode, MDRT members discuss how they have adapted when startling information is revealed and adjusted their communication moving forward. <br><br> You’ll hear from:<br> Daniel Evan Jossen, CFP<br> Keunhwa Lori Moon<br> David John Munson Jr.<br><br> Episode breakdown:<br> 0:28 – An unexpected revelation from longtime clients<br> 2:54 – The lesson learned and next steps in planning<br> 4:01 – How to avoid this happening again<br> 5:23 – Reviewing client’s previously established plans you think should change<br> 9:00 – Dealing with relationships when sharing difficult information<br> 11:03 – The value of going back to basics

0:08:41

Dealing with clients’ other sources of financial input

MDRT 0.0

How do you get clients to see you as an expert when they might have family members or friends close to them offering advice as well? In this episode, MDRT members share how they separate their knowledge from the input of armchair advisors. <br><br> You’ll hear from:<br><br> Travis D. Manning, CLU, CFP<br> Angelia Z. Shay, ChFC, CLU<br><br> Episode breakdown:<br><br> 0:29 – When a family member with limited information considers themselves an expert<br> 2:51 – Differentiating academic knowledge from practical knowledge <br> 4:08 – Helping the client understand and own their decisions, not just let you decide for them<br> 5:12 – Explaining coverage even when clients don’t want to know<br> 6:48 – Being intuitive when you need to invite someone else into the discussion

0:20:32

Legacy building

Frederick T. Scruggs, CLU, ChFC 0.0

Put yourself in the quarterback role for your clients' business planning process. Scruggs explains the advisor's long-term role in leading, managing, and organizing business success(ion) planning for private and family businesses. The advisor is best suited to manage this process — not the lawyer or banker, and certainly not the business owner. Your experience, current relationships, and access to resources make you the ideal choice for this role that could last for decades. Presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting.

0:10:38

Navigating clients' emotions

Paula C. Brancato, MBA, CFP; Jeanmarie Elizabeth Kricher 5.0

Clients' emotional decision making can be challenging. Paula C. Brancato, MBA, CFP, and Jeanmarie Elizabeth Kricher share how they've learned to determine what their clients really want and build trusting relationships with them. <br> <br> Subscribe to the MDRT Podcast on SoundCloud or iTunes. <br> <br> The Million Dollar Round Table® (MDRT) does not guarantee the accuracy of tax and legal information and is not liable for errors or omissions. You are urged to check with tax and legal professionals in your state, province or country. The MDRT also suggests you consult local insurance and security regulations and compliance departments, pertaining to the use of any new sales material with clients. Copyright 2016 Million Dollar Round Table.

1:00:18

Best practices for nonqualified deferred compensation

Kirk Wolf, CFA 0.0

The session takes a comprehensive look at nonqualified deferred compensation plans and illuminates best practices in 2018. Wolf will help you develop a greater understanding of the unique benefits and flexibility inherent in NQDC plans, and how to apply those benefits as solutions to issues commonly faced by employers and key employees. Come away with two specific communication strategies to communicate NQDC solutions to your clients and prospects.