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Do I need a Financial Advisor?

We have all, at a point of time, questioned ourselves about what our financial condition would be after our retirement. Wondered if we will have enough funds to survive post our retirement. When it comes to your finances and investment decisions, every step could either make or break your bank account.

When it comes to investing your hard earned money, we are offered a facet of options. How much should I save for my child’s education? How much for my first car or for my higher education? How much return will I earn on my money that I invest? Am I on the right track or at a risk by investing in a particular stock? Which one is suitable for my financial growth?

If you spend months and years researching, learning and understanding investment and financial topics, there still might be things to learn or stones left unturned.

Here is where a financial advisor shall step into your life. A finance professional may be able to help you out with all your questions and execution to help you navigate your finances keeping your life goals in mind.

There is a large swath of people who do not have commerce or a financial background. People from the field of science, art and creative too need to invest their money in the right way to multiply their funds as it now is a need of an hour. They can avail a professional service of a financial planner to look things over and make sure they aren’t doing anything they’d later regret. They will help you secure your funds and bring you less anxiety about your finance by turning your goals into a profitable strategy.

You’re most likely to need a financial advisor when you’re at a crossroads in your life. If you’re in this territory, you might benefit from steady, long-term financial advice from someone you trust. A financial planner can identify areas you need to work on, such as overspending or poor saving habits, and create a plan to help you get where you need to be.

People with backgrounds in accounting, law, insurance or banking have a leg up because they atleast have some basic knowledge of financial planning and financial and products. Regardless, we need professional help to advise us in a much deeper manner and set goals for the future.


Finance and investing is much more than the stock market. There is an insane amount of rigorous research which goes behind before a researcher recommends a stock to buy or sell. There are ‘n’ number of options to look into before one decides where to park the investor’s money. Investment is more than balance sheet data and financial ratios.

A Financial Advisor will charge a nominal fee in exchange for their service but that’s how the world works, doesn’t it? Do not hesitate to ask for help or share your future plans. Be proactive with financial matters and be very careful before investing your money in these testing times. Essentially, financial advisors can help you navigate the often confusing world that is being an adult with money. To get your finances in order, working with a financial advisor is a great way to start.

Importance of a Financial Advisor

Kinjal Parekh

Book Blogger || Finance Blogger || Mumbai, India || Indian Booktuber. Kinjal Parekh is highly passionate about reading books and learning about history. Her favorite genres include historic fictions, history non-fiction, mind-body-spirit and poetry books. She loves when a book makes her cry and make her feel vulnerable and emphatic. Apart from books, Kinjal loves to explore and understand how the financial and the economic world works for which she keeps reading economic, financial and business books. One book at a time, she aims to motivate non-readers cultivate the reading habit. She can talk about books all day and night and often tends to cancel out-side plans to stay back home and read a book.

2 thoughts on “Do I need a Financial Advisor?

  • Being a financial strategist, this one caught my eyes.
    I appreciate your views and they are absolutely correct.
    Inferring from your tweet to Ms. Radhika Gupta, I assume that you are a student since you spoke of making videos on book summaries by Edelweiss AMC. Great start to your career, even while studying. Keep up the great work and I wish you shining success in each of your endeavors.

    • Thank you so much for stopping by to read my article and for your wishes! It honestly means a lot to me.
      Ms. Radhika Gupta is someone who I look up to in this financial world and I am glad that her tweet linked us.
      Have a great day and take care!


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