Traveling can be stressful, but consider using these helpful hints to ensure your trip runs as smooth as possible.

The holidays are quickly approaching, and for many, this means finalizing travel plans.  Whether you are visiting family in another state or planning a nice getaway, NEXT Financial Group, Inc. (“NEXT”) has put together a list of tips that may save you money, time and the stress that often comes when planning a trip. Booking […]

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Currently, the average age of industry professionals is an all-time high, meaning the time for succession planning is now.

Prestige Aquisitions With current industry changes and trends heavily influencing financial practices across the country, now is more crucial than ever for advisors to leave their legacy protected. Succession Planning Currently, the average age of industry professionals is an all-time high, meaning the time for succession planning is now. Whether advisors are looking to leave […]

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Step away from screens and breathe some fresh summer air so come Monday morning, you will be ready to take on another week with energy and optimism.

Step away from screens and breathe some fresh summer air so come Monday morning, you will be ready to take on another week with energy and optimism. Whatever your idea of relaxation may be, see ways to balance work with your ideal leisure activities.

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To avoid continuing having this goal sent to the backburner, feel free to take advantage of the check list NEXT has offered below.

Accomplishing goals requires determination, persistency and time to evaluate progress as well as modify strategies that have been set in place. One goal that many advisors have year-after-year, is to strengthen relationships among customers. To avoid continuing having this goal sent to the backburner, feel free to take advantage of the check list in this article.

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Not all millennials are ready to become homeowners. It takes a strategic plan to convince them otherwise.

Convincing millennials that buying a home is more beneficial than renting or living with parents may not be easy due to several outside factors that have shaped this generation. Luckily, there are ways to educate them on the advantages of buying a home in the long run.

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Take a look at these money saving tips you can share with recent college graduates.

Graduating college can be a stressful time filled with anxiety of beginning a new career and finding a place to live. Your clients look to you for financial advice in all aspects of their lives—including their children. Take a look at these money saving tips you can share with your recent college graduate clients.

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Cultivating a good customer service strategy is no stroke of good luck - takes work and dedication.

Cultivating a good customer service strategy takes work and dedication. Before you give any of your clients away to competitors due to sub-par client service, consider the following strategies to ramp up your strategy.

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Leaders keep their team focused and tasks prioritized without jeopardizing standards that have been set in place.

Leaders keep their team focused and tasks prioritized without jeopardizing standards that have been set in place. Read about some of the most prominent characteristics that our leaders here at NEXT possess.

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Are you ready to reach your 2016 goals?

While it can often be difficult to keep track of several resolutions at once, there are ways to help ensure your financial goals are staying top of mind. Read on to find out how you can help usher along your resolutions so they last well into the rest of the year.

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Check out these apps that can help keep your firm on track even when you are outside of the building, thus allowing more time to be out and about making or solidifying your client contacts for business growth.

There are plenty of apps available for download that can help keep your firm on track even when you are outside of the building, thus allowing more time to be out and about making or solidifying your client contacts for business growth. Here are 7 apps to help you become a cellular coordinated advisors for 2016.

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