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Very independent work place, you fail and succeed on your own.

Financial Advisor (Current Employee)

Pros-Own Boss
-Good funds
-Strong home office

Cons-No motivation
-Technology needs a huge update

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Skip it and go straight to a wirehouse if you can. If not, this is a good Plan-B.

    Financial Advisor (Former Employee)

    I worked at Waddell & Reed


    Pros: Entrepreneurial No salary cap Get your Series 7/66 and insurance licenses Ability to… Cons: Be careful... You will get pressured into bringing your family and friends on board. You can't really survive in this biz on your current connections… Advice to Senior Management: Where do I begin... Instead of pumping new recruits for their contacts, teach… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Disappointing experience as an FA.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Waddell & Reed


    Pros: Emphasis on use of financial planning, long history as a… Cons: Disorganized at branch level, lack of coordination with home office, not sufficiently selective in… Advice to Senior Management: Provide more support to financial advisors, be more selective in hiring process of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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