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How are Stockbrokers Different from Financial Advisors?

Author: Jude Righthorizon
by Jude Righthorizon
Posted: Aug 30, 2018
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Financial Advisors and stockbrokers put their efforts in the financial market but execute operations in different roles. Stockbrokers mainly concentrate on sales as well as the purchase of shares whereas the financial advisors assist people in making an investment in a proper way based on the financial conditions prevailing in the situation. Both the professions demand the individuals possess excellent communication with the clients and analytical skills. Stockbrokers offer guidance to the individuals to make trade concerning securities as well as commodities.

A stockbroker possesses a continuous track of the financial market and understands the performance level of securities in which the investment to be made to earn a profit. Stock broker’s decisions are influenced by corporate events, public offerings, and yearly financial statements. Financial Advisors are proficient in the financial market to assist the people in making a better future. They offer valuable guidance to the clients when they encounter issues in making investments, real estate business and administrating tax. They possess the ability to explain the complicated financial terms in a simple format to the clients. Financial advisors obtain the goals of the clients and present them with a right saving plan to be chosen in order to achieve the better outcomes.

They present the detailed note about the risk associated with each type of investment preferred by clients. A Financial Advisor should travel a lot in order to conduct meeting with different clients and offer a suggestion in proper investment channel whereas stock brokers contact the clients through phone calls and present them with the recent perspectives about the stock market. A stockbroker has generally possessed detail knowledge about the stocks and ability to make quick decisions. A financial advisor does not possess specializing in the stock market but they can make a purchase of the stocks on behalf of clients.

Financial Advisors are efficient in handling management tasks with the detailed analytical knowledge to manage various clients in different financial positions. Financial advisors know the best interest rates and their investment channels to achieve the best returns. This helps the individuals are guided in a proper way to get the returns considerable more amount. They also state the risks in each investment which makes the clients aware of not being tucked to the problematic investments. Stockbrokers only suggest the investment shares and if a risk is encountered they state only about the market fluctuation conditions. Thus both these people offer valuable service to the clients.

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Mr. Jude D - Managing Director of Right Horizons Financial Services Pvt Ltd in India.

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