Today, we take a dive into the dark world of being an Agent for a Broker-Dealer... Well, perhaps it's not so dark. Working for a commission-based firm affiliated with a broker-dealer has it's ups and downs, but the main issue for both agents and clients is the presence of a clear conflict of interest.
In a past life, our own Jeremy Joiner was employed by such a firm. Today, Jeremy takes an in-depth look at the inherent conflicts of interest in advisory relationships that deal in commissions. As a fee-only firm, Jeremy lays out why a relationship with a firm like ours is ultimately the better choice for a prospective investor.