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Subject:  Re: Any reason to keep my financial advisor? Date:  3/2/2012  11:11 AM
Author:  ziggy29 Number:  70267 of 88775

Any reason to keep your Ameriprise financial advisor? Other than a desire to pay their country club dues and their children's college fund, I'd say no.

If you need help managing investments, look for a fee-only financial planner who can probably set you up with an appropriate portfolio strategy in a few hours -- a one-time cost of a few hundred dollars, most likely -- not the ongoing, parasitic thousands in fees every year.

And I don't want to say anything bad about friends, but I'd hate to think people would recommend these guys to even their enemies.

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