The American College of Financial Services: Your Advisor Guide

Will your retirement savings take you far?

Your Finances Are Your Future

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What Financial Professional is Right for you?

More income
in retirement when you use a financial advisor.

To answer the question above, let’s ask another: Where do you want to go in life? Because the right financial professional for you is the one who can get you there. That’s why we only connect you with professionals who’ve completed training at The American College of Financial Services. It’s how we’re helping you get to where you want to be.

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The advisors and other financial professionals listed on our website include but are not limited to broker-dealer registered representatives, investment advisor representatives, insurance agents, and others.

Need Advice? Our Alumni Have Plenty.

What should you do with that old 401k? How much do you really need in retirement?

What the heck is “good” debt, anyway? If you have a question, our experts have an answer. Take a look!

Personal Finance: What To Ask Before You Hire a Financial Advisor

Working with a financial advisor can be a stressful decision. It requires sharing intimate financial details and implies a deep level of trust that takes time to build.  A reasonable assumption would be that the advisor on the other side of the table is required to act in your best interest; however, that is not always the case. Here are some questions to ask before deciding to work with a financial advisor. 
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Convenience. Opportunity. Peace-of-Mind.

Worried about working with a financial professional? Don’t be. The best financial professionals are all about helping you. Helping you make good choices. Helping you overcome challenges. Helping you live the life you want with as little stress as possible.

Where to start

The RICP® designation was very important to me, as a full service advisor, I had neglected retirement planning in my studies. It was a unique program focusing on retirement income, legacy and being proactive in teaching your clients to avoid the common pitfalls in retirement planning.

Anthony Reese, ChFC®, RICP®, Associate Partner with New York Life