"A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door." - Confucius
The equation between the value that a client receives and the fees that they pay needs to make sense. Yet, because the benefits of good advice often materialise in the far-off future, it is sometimes easy to miss, or dismiss, the value received along the way. Market noise, emotions and periods of what may seem like inactivity on an adviser’s behalf, can also impact on the perception of value.
This volume of Acuity is a reminder of the seen and, as importantly, the often unseen or unappreciated value that a great financial planning firm can deliver to its clients.