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Subject:  Re: Professional management Date:  7/8/2011  8:24 PM
Author:  2gifts Number:  69239 of 78168

An import and consideration to keep in mind is that you may find a professional manager that work well for you and plan to use them long term, but they are human too and they may very well die or retire while you are still alive. Even if it is a company with multiple people the company could be bought out or merge with a very different company.

And I could get killed by a car trying to cross the street, but that doesn't mean I should stay in the house forever and never cross the street.

I think the OP's question is reasonable, and I definitely understand wanting to have someone else handle managing the finances. The guy we are using has his own office that is just him and his assistant. He was part of one major brokerage when we first talked with him, and has changed twice since that first conversation and when we started using him due to various acquisitions. Yet he is still the same person using the same model and with the same assistant. Apparently, even the lar