Financial Advisors & Institutions

Plan with Purpose

LPL Thought Leadership

Plan. Adapt. Repeat.

Whether you’re a financial advisor or managing a financial institution investment program, there’s a lot to consider to be successful. You know to plan for taxes, marketing, tech upgrades, a growth strategy, and operations budget.

But what about the unknowns? Market volatility, inflation, interest and unemployment rates. Predicting the ever-changing investment landscape can be difficult. How can you plan to adapt?

LPL Financial's Thought Leadership resources offer ideas to help you prepare your business for potential challenges – and opportunities. Know that LPL stands ready to help you evolve your business plan to help you navigate every turn.

Your purpose is to serve your clients. Our purpose is to deliver the flexibility, resources, and service for your successful and efficient repeat performance.

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Planning for Volatility with LPL Research

LPL’s Chief Economist, Jeff Roach, shares his point of view on what’s causing continued market volatility and what to expect in 2023.

Planning with a Strategy

Providing a financial plan helps strengthen the financial advisor/client relationship – especially in an unstable market. Aneri Jambusaria, head of LPL’s Services Group, shares how to navigate the ups and downs and integrate concepts like tax-loss harvesting, Roth conversions, and estate planning to expand the effectiveness of your client’s financial strategy.

Financial Planning. Positive Potential.

Clients want and benefit from financial planning. And it’s good for financial advisors, too.

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of advisors say not listening to clients is why they lose them 1

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of adults do not receive retirement savings advice from a financial professional 2

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of investors say they benefitted from financial planning when it was offered 2

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of Generations X, Y, and Z want comprehensive services from their financial advisor 3

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Median fee for providing a financial plan to clients 4

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Estimated cost for an advisor to create a client financial plan 4

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Advisors that don’t offer financial planning 4

Planning with Peers

Independent financial advisors and financial institution professionals share the lessons they learned in 2022 and what they’re planning to do differently in 2023.

Plan with Insights from the Newsroom Insider Blog

Meme stocks were a factor in 2022. LPL Research offers their POV on the impact of meme stocks and if the phenomena will continue.

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Volatile Markets. Investment Cool.

Leverage these tips to feel more at ease with market volatility.

Client’s Past. Future Guidance.

This Newsroom article looks at how early challenges impact a client’s approach to money.

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1  Natixis 2020 Global Survey of Financial Professionals

2 PowerPoint Presentation (, CFP Board Retirement Presentation

3 PowerPoint Presentation (, CFP Board Retirement Presentation/Cerulli Retail Investor Advice Relationships 2021

4 The New State of Advice,

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The Advisor firms mentioned and LPL Financial are separate entities.

Throughout this communication, the terms “financial advisors” and “advisors” include registered representative and/or investment adviser representatives affiliated with LPL Financial LLC, an SEC registered broker-dealer and investment adviser.

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