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The Power Of Fritz Meyer’s Investment Wisdom Unlocked For Advisors

Publishing the transcripts of Fritz’s Meyer's webinars unlocks new value from his monthly 75-minute presentations. You can repurpose the transcripts and slides to educate clients and prospects.  Economist Fritz Meyer is independent, like the 1,500 independent advisors who rely on A4A for continuing professional education. Independent research is what a fiduciary needs.  In addition, A4A members since 2009 have rated Fritz Meyer’s monthly webinars with 4.7 stars on A4A's five-star rating system. Advisors, more than once, have called Fritz “a national treas

BREXIT Breaking News Coverage on A4A: Replays Of Two Webinars

With 1500 members paying just $60 a year, A4A is a source of authoritative educational information for independent financial professionals throughout the year, and our breaking news coverage in times of turmoil is an added benefit. On Friday, the first trading day following the stunning vote by Britain to exit the EU, A4A's resident economist, Fritz Meyer, conducted a 20-minute session with his views, and on Sunday Rick Bensignor, an independent market strategist with expertise in technical analysis and behavioral finance, delivered an in-depth one-hour class.    

This Was A Test Of Your RIA's Emergency Management System

Your emergency management system should have kicked in.    For RIAs, the "Asian Contagion" turned out to be nothing more than a common-cold, a mere correction. But view it as a test anyway.   How did you do? If your firm did not go into Panic Protection mode, you'd be wise to consider it a warning. It was a fire drill and you failed. Recognize, however, you need to do better next time.   A4A and Advisor Products went into Panic Protection Coverage for advisors. On Monday, August 24, 90 minutes after the market closed 11.3% off its May high, independent eco

Mediocre Golf Association Prompts A4A Membership Erroneously

An advisor emailed me today to say he finally joined A4A because he was required to have a PayPal account to join the Mediocre Golf Association (MGA).   Mediocre Golf Association is an excellent social networking vehicle for most advisors. I'm no golfer myself, but I after listening to advisors talk about golf for many years, I am confident most advisors would qualify for membership in MGA However, a PayPal account is no longer required to sign up for A4A. A4A started accepting credit cards a few months ago. Mediocre Golf Association, by the way, really does seem like an excell

Riding With Heroes

  About 130 injured veterans are cycling 110-miles this weekend from Arlington to Gettysburg,and I'm riding with them. Despite injuries ranging from amputation to paralysis to post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury, they're cycling -- some pedaling with their hands.                             Raising Awareness Th