March 16, 2021
Best Online Magazines for Financial Advisors 2021
Betterworth Team

As part of our efforts to help financial advisors succeed, we’ve researched the best magazines for advisors (print and digital). 

Subscribing to the mailing list or visiting these sites regularly will help advisors stay on top of current strategies, trends and research happening in the industry.

1. Financial Advisors Magazine 

For the fourth straight year, Financial Advisor magazine was ranked first among publications targeting professional financial advisors. delivers essential market information and strategies that advisors need to succeed in their increasingly complex environment. FA focuses on sophisticated planning and investment strategies to help advisors better serve their affluent clients, as well as practice management ideas to help advisors build their firms. It goes in-depth to challenge traditional planning wisdom by introducing readers to new approaches to help them better counsel clients. It also hosts many conferences, webinars and white papers on industry news and expert views. 

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2. Financial Planning

Available in digital and print versions 

This magazine delivers the essential analysis and insight that independent advisors need to make informed decisions about their businesses and the clients they serve. The only information resource dedicated to the needs of the independent financial planner, Financial Planning provides analysis and breaking news, opinion and expert advice, and practical business-building ideas. It’s focused on what matters most to advisors — their clients (building relationships), their practice (building and managing their business, deploying technology), and managing their client’s portfolios.

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3. Think Advisor

Available in digital and 2 subscription magazines (Investment Advisors and Research on Wealth)

ThinkAdvisor provides financial advisors, registered investment advisors and wealth managers with comprehensive coverage of the products, services and information they need to guide their clients in making critical wealth, health and life decisions. Some of the topics covered are wealth management, retirement planning, practice management, life and health insurance and investment news. 

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4. RIABiz 

News, Vision * Voice for the Advisory Community 

This is an online journal covering the financial advice business. It uses sourced journalism and editorial analysis to capture the rise of new models for providing client-first financial advice against the backdrop of Wall Street’s decline. 

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5. Barron’s 

This magazine is dedicated to investment news and they have an Advisors specific section that we want to highlight. 

They provide provides concise analysis and advice on how to invest in stocks, bonds, ETFs, options, emerging markets, commodities, and more each week.

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6. Advocis FORUM Magazine

Available in digital and print versions

FORUM Magazine is owned by Advocis (The Financial Advisors Association of Canada). It has evolved over the years into an award-winning magazine designed to help financial advisors and planners serve their clients more effectively. Industry experts and seasoned journalists provide valuable insights into the issues and trends that matter most to Canada’s financial professionals. Published quarterly, FORUM’s regular columns and features on practice management, investing, insurance, financial planning, succession planning, and estate and tax planning keep Advocis members informed and up-to-date on the information that matters most to them.

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Check them out and let us know what you think!

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