Financial Planners & Investment Advisors

Financial Planners & Investment Advisors


The 20,800 financial planning and investment advisory firms in the US provide investment advice and develop financial plans to meet client goals. A company may also act as a licensed broker/dealer or work with third party broker/dealers, which sell financial or insurance products. Firms may specialize in a particular client base, such as high net worth individuals, non-profit organizations, or corporate executives.

Online Financial Planning And Advice

Online-only financial planners and investment advisors are a hot market, generating impressive account growth and attracting millions in venture capital.

Favorable Demographics

Favorable demographics, particularly the large baby boomer cohort, create growth opportunities for financial planners and investment advisors.