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7 common mistakes when hiring a financial advisor

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Avoiding these blunders could help you prevent years of stress and heartache.

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Life should be a balance of adventure and relaxation — not finances. Enter: Working with a financial advisor. But choosing the wrong one could potentially wreak havoc on your retirement and investments.

Avoid these seven common mistakes when hiring one, so you can work towards more radiant golden years.

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