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The 3 Rs of the retainer model | PFP learning library podcast

1 year ago · 38 min listen

In this episode, CPAs and financial planners share their experiences with the retainer fee model for their personal financial planning practices.

  • What is the retainer model? Why did they choose this fee-only model for their practice?

  • Is this model right for your practice?

  • How has it contributed to client satisfaction and client retention?

  • How can you transition tax clients to the retainer model?

  • If you’re considering adding or expanding into planning & tax advisory services, how can you leverage this model to best serve your clients?

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