Investing: Coming to The Rescue

GOT A UNIQUE PROBLEM? NOT TO WORRY: YOU CAN FIND A FINANCIAL PLANNER FOR EVERY SPECIALIZED NEED

It seems that just about every profession is more and more specialized these days. Now you can add financial planning to the list. Approximately 25% of the nation's 40,000 bona fide financial advisers are devoting their practices to assisting certain kinds of clients: seniors, individuals going through divorce, small-business owners, those with disabled family members and high-net-worth corporate executives. Some advisers specialize in serving clientele in certain occupations, such as medicine and teaching. Others work with those who have newly acquired wealth, like lottery winners.

The prices charged by specialty financial planners for the most part aren't higher than those...

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