Practice Wise: How I Almost Lost a Client to a Broker
Sheryl Rowling shares some lessons learned.
We have a client--actually a longtime client’s son--who has invested with us for almost a decade. We gave him the usual good client service--including informational quarterly letters, emails when the market was behaving badly--and we were always available to answer questions. His situation changed drastically when the company he invested in sold and his share was over $40 million--a far cry from the $100,000 he had with us from his father’s gifts.