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How to Choose a Financial Planner

Money Talks News Logo By Patrick Villanova of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 6: Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on SmartAsset.com. A financial planner is a type of financial adviser who can help you set and meet long-term goals like saving for your children’s college education, retiring by a certain age or planning out your estate. Some financial planners double as investment advisers, which means they can also help you with your investments. However, choosing a financial planner can take some time, as you want to ensure you’re making the right call for you and your family. If you want help finding a financial adviser or planner, consider using SmartAsset’s free matching tool.  It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter. Sponsored: Find the right financial adviser Finding a financial adviser you can trust doesn’t have to be hard. A great place to start is with SmartAsset’s free financial adviser matching tool, which connects you with up to three qualified financial advisers in five minutes. Each adviser is vetted by SmartAsset and is legally required to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisers who will help you reach your financial goals, get started now.

How to Choose a Financial Planner

Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on SmartAsset.com.

A financial planner is a type of financial adviser who can help you set and meet long-term goals like saving for your children’s college education, retiring by a certain age or planning out your estate. Some financial planners double as investment advisers, which means they can also help you with your investments.

However, choosing a financial planner can take some time, as you want to ensure you’re making the right call for you and your family. If you want help finding a financial adviser or planner, consider using SmartAsset’s free matching tool.

It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

Sponsored: Find the right financial adviser

Finding a financial adviser you can trust doesn’t have to be hard. A great place to start is with SmartAsset’s free financial adviser matching tool, which connects you with up to three qualified financial advisers in five minutes. Each adviser is vetted by SmartAsset and is legally required to act in your best interests.

If you’re ready to be matched with local advisers who will help you reach your financial goals, get started now.

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