“MONEY TALKS” IN TIMES SQUARE!
NATIONAL FINANCIAL ADVISOR WEEK IN THE BIG APPLE
Panel Discussions, Booths, & Events Afford Consumers Free Advice and Information on Investing, Asset Management, College & Retirement Planning, More!
September 2014 – New York NY: Money talks! The first-ever National Financial Advisors Week (NFAW) commenced the Big Apple on Monday, September 15. In Times Square and the adjacent Town Hall Building, consumers attended informative, enlightening, and entertaining panels, discussions, interactive presentations, meet-and-greets, and mixers from industry professionals from every facet of the financial world at the “crossroads of the world!”
Each topic and forum that National Financial Advisor Week presents directly impacts investors who require the informational resources and latest financial tool to navigate the uncertain economic times we live in such as: avoiding financial scams; the benefits of professional advice for young people; essentials of asset management; safe investments and stock selection advice for the individual investor; planning for retirement, college, and more.
NFAW features thirty-one personal finance panels with 120 panelists including experts from The New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, NY1, Morgan Stanley, Buckingham Asset Management, and Empire State Development who will provide information on how to plan for uncertain economic times, avoid financial scams, save for retirement and college and other important topics..
NFAW Free College Tuition: September is also National College Savings Month and to compliment the fact that college funding is a core service financial advisors provide, National Financial Advisor Week conducted a sweepstakes for a free college tuition as part of the week’s events! There is no limit to the tuition cost and it will be paid directly to the university on behalf of the student winner, who must be entering their freshman year in fall 2016.
Investor Statistics: Most people do not realize the crucial role that a financial advisor plays in the life of family, community, and ultimately, the wealth of a nation – until they need one!
There are over 50 million U.S. households that have never worked with or, as a result, do not fully understand the benefits provided through a relationship with a professional financial advisor.
According to the 2011 research paper by Cerulli Associates, over 50% of American households do not use a financial advisor.
According to the US Census bureau, all households have a collective net worth of $8Trillion dollars.
By extension, $4Trillion dollars of net worth do not have a professional guiding it.
Per the Census Bureau, Individuals with a four year degree have almost triple the net worth versus those without.
According to LIMRA, the insurance trade association and search group, only 44% of households have life insurance.
40% of Households surveyed by LIMRA state if the primary earner were to die, they would immediately have difficulty paying everyday living expenses.