Client Education is Key to Increasing Portfolio Diversification

As advisors guide their clients heading into the uncertainty of 2017, one of the most valuable things they can offer is a clear, concise path for managing potential volatility.

“The market is always going to fluctuate,” says David Mann, head of global capital markets in ETFs for Franklin Templeton, “which is why it’s so important to educate your clients on the need for diversity within a portfolio. Pursuing a strategy that maximizes the upside and minimizes the downside—no matter what the analysts and pundits are predicting for the next 12 months—is vital.”

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