Are Some Financial Advisors Worth Their Fees?


Last year, my friend Bob and I strolled across a soccer field during one of his lunch breaks.

We were talking about his wife–and her relationship with their financial advisor.

No, they weren’t having an affair.

But she had been asking the same question a lot. The question?

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Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School (2nd Ed. Wiley 2017) and The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing: From Millionaire Teacher to Millionaire Expat (Wiley 2015). My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions. However, please read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and the Comments Policy.

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  2. andrew hallam says:

    Hi, I never heard of you. I am at the International Assn of College Admissions Counselors, at a workshop. A counselor said your name, said everyone should buy your book and read your blog. I went right away to Amazon to buy your book. and i am looking at your blog. So, a bunch of overseas counselors now know about you.

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