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In recent years there has been a plethora of risk tolerance tools releasing features to help advisors acquire more clients. The theory goes by assessing a client's risk tolerance we can know what investments best suit their psychology, a portfolio they will "stick with". However, this...

We can learn a lot from our neighbours, including how to manage a client's suitability for a certain investments. The U.S., U.K, Canada, Australia and a number of other countries have produced guidelines around client suitability including the use of risk tolerance questionnaires. Below is an overview...

All financial advisors collect Know Your Client (KYC) information about their clients. Not only is it a regulatory requirement, it's good business. It helps you build a winning investment approach by requiring you to collect your clients vitals. History Of Risk Questionnaires Unfortunately, as KYC requirements expanded in...

I recently had a discussion on Facebook with two financial advisors about risk tolerance questionnaires. The advisors expressed their frustrations with managing client behaviour. In one advisor’s words “there is an emotional element that is difficult to quantify” in questionnaires. Pocket Risk helps here but...