Lately, 12- to 14-hour days are not uncommon for Gary Jones, a financial adviser with UBS Wealth Management in Atlanta. Jones makes a point of initiating contact with his 60 clients rather than waiting for them to call him. â€śA lot of them candidly express their fear about whatâ€™s going on,â€ť says Jones, who manages $7.5 million for his clients. â€śThey want reassuranceâ€”thatâ€™s what it comes down to.â€ť
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In the face of deep market losses, financial planners and advisers are becoming grief counselors of sorts. What they're telling their clients could help you.