Wealth management consultancies provides services to a whole range of customers ranging from wealthy to high-net-value and ultra high-net-value individuals and families around the world. There are many areas of concentration within the field of wealth management, with experts in each offering services to suit specific needs of individual clients. Some specialize in the financial planning and investment portfolios for families and others in estate planning and asset protection for individuals. Experts also offer expert guidance and advice on tax matters, retirement plans, asset protection and insurance and other issues of concern to wealth management clients. They can also help to establish and maintain strategic asset management plans, assist with executive coaching, and provide support during and after divorce, settlement, birth and death.
In some cases, wealthy individuals and families seek the assistance of a wealth management advisor to help them with their day-to-day investments and financial activities. These advisors may provide basic financial planning services such as setting and sticking to a retirement and investment retirement objectives and goals, as well as creating a comprehensive financial portfolio for wealthier clients. Other specialized areas of assistance offered by these advisors include estate planning, protecting wealth through estate planning, protecting wealth during unexpected tragedy, protecting assets during economic ups and downs, and investing in risky but potentially rewarding ventures. In addition, these advisors can help to develop and implement effective corporate strategies and programs that can improve a company’s performance and help it to grow. They can also assist in liquidating or selling portfolios of assets and can provide advice concerning various options for estate planning, be it probate, keeping property taxes paid, or even creating a trust and leaving some of your assets in that trust.
As a part of a comprehensive financial services package, an investment advisory service can be a very helpful tool for wealthier clients and family members. Not only will the advisor give advise concerning appropriate investments, he or she can also provide invaluable financial services and guidance based on sound financial strategies and investments designed to protect wealth, grow it, and protect it from unpredictable events. For many affluent clients, the term ‘financial planner’ is an undesirable word. However, a wealth management advisor is someone who is certified in order to practice as an investment adviser, and he or she must have certain credentials. Often, a good way to weed out unqualified counselors is to ask for references and recommendations of friends, co-workers, and other affluent clients.