1. Reasons to Open Your Own Financial Advisory Practice

    Working in the financial advisory industry is incredibly rewarding. Though there are plenty of opportunities to join a financial advisory firm, there are endless advantages to starting your own practice. In today’s blog, the team at Alpha Droid is going to cover a few of the benefits that you’ll be able to enjoy when you choose to start your own firm. If you would like to make Alpha Droid a pa…Read More

  2. Red Flags With Financial Advising Clients

    As a financial advisor, you want to ensure that you’re providing your clients with the best service possible. Even in the times where you are providing individuals with the very best, there are times where you are going to come across challenging clients, and it’s good to know a few of the warning signs. In today’s blog post, we are going to touch on some of the signs that you should keep a …Read More

  3. Great Podcasts for Financial Advisors

    When you’re in the financial advisor industry, you’re constantly learning. This is crucial for not only the success of your practice, but also the well-being of your clients. Today, there are various ways that people can continue to build their knowledge and indulge in rich information. One of the most popular methods that people are choosing to get new information and build their knowledge ba…Read More

  4. Gaining a Competitive Edge on Other Financial Advisors

    The financial advisory industry is extremely competitive. In order to be successful, you need to have a sound client base, which most often requires an edge on some of your largest competitors. With as many financial advisors as there are, figuring out how you’re going to gain this competitive edge on your largest competitors can be difficult. In today’s blog, we are going to touch on a few ti…Read More

  5. Tips for Managing an Online Reputation as a Financial Advisor

    As a financial advisor, your reputation is critical. It’s your reputation that will build confidence in your current clients while also helping you attract new clients. From the results that you’re able to provide to the customer service that you offer each client, every bit of the services that you offer is going to play a part in what people are saying about their experience working with you…Read More

  6. How Technology Has Changed the Financial Advisory World for the Better

    Advances in technology have certainly changed industries, and the financial advisory industry is one of the many. While you'll definitely come across people that might feel these changes have altered the industry for the worse, a majority would agree that technology has changed the financial advisory industry for the better. If you're new to the industry, it may be difficult to recognize just how …Read More

  7. Building Your Client Base as a Financial Advisor

    Being a financial advisor is a tough job, but it’s all the more challenging when you don’t have a sound client base. For many advisors, a constant goal that they’re working towards is a larger, more secure client base. In today’s blog, we are going to touch on a few of the things that you should focus on to, in turn, draw in new customers. Let’s get started. Specialties & Strengths F…Read More

  8. Ways Traders Can Improve Trading Discipline

    Discipline. It is something every trader wishes to improve, heck, maybe it even made it on the ‘New Year's Resolutions for Trading’ list. Undoubtedly, discipline is one of the most essential trait traders need to increase their chances of success. A lack of discipline is one of the leading cause of trading mistakes — such as making impulsive decisions, violating risk management rules, or exe…Read More

  9. Mitigating Risk With Position Sizing Trading

    Whether you are dealing with trading systems and trading strategies, market analysis, or the holy grail of market indicators, the amount of information surrounding futures and forex trading available to traders is impassable. However, there is one topic that is often overlooked by traders that could potentially result in better risk mitigation and higher profits. Of course, we are talking about th…Read More

  10. The Reason Why Traders Earn Below-Average Returns

    According to a 2017 study conducted by Dalbar Inc., a company that studies the behavior of traders and investors and evaluates investor market returns, data consistently show that the average investor earns returns that are below-average. The S&P 500 Index averaged 9.85 percent a year, for twenty years, which ended on December 31, 2015. Indeed, this is a significant historical return. However,…Read More