Employee Review

  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Company

    Sep 18, 2020 - Financial Advisor in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great environment, very supportive and structured as a team to have everyone succeed.

    Cons

    If not an individually motivated person, can be a difficult industry.

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Employer and culture

    May 13, 2021 - Financial Planner in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Income upside potential, growth in leadership opportunities as well.

    Cons

    Many opportunities are commission only, no base pay. You earn what you make.

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  2. 3.0
    Current Intern, less than 1 year

    Not what you think it is

    May 4, 2021 - Financial Consultant in Bala Cynwyd, PA
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    Pros

    Good culture, the people are nice and supportive

    Cons

    It really is not what you think it is becoming a financial advisor. Not sure if all broker dealers are like this to work for, but you learn nothing about financial planning and only about sales. You pretty much have to split your commissions because no one teaches you anything useful except how to run their cookie cutter meetings. A lot of people have no idea who the company is. A lot of cold calling that never leads to any business. It is pretty much full commissions and unless you are comfortable selling your friends and family life insurance and annuities this is not the firm for you.

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