Lauren Aimes

Lauren Aimes

Lauren Aimes has worked in the financial services industry for the past 12 years. She is responsible for managing Paladin’s Registry website for investors who use the services of financial advisors. The Registry provides free educational content about advisors and a match service that connects investors to vetted financial advisors who meet Paladin's requirements for being profiled in the Registry. Lauren graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a BS degree in Accounting and is a licensed CPA.

Why Independent Financial Planners are Better than Advisors Who Work at a Big Firm

Myth: Working with a financial planner from a big, well-known firm is always best. Truth: Small, independent financial planners offer huge benefits for an investor....

What Are Those Letters After Your Name? Credentials for Financial Advisors Explained

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How Longevity Has Changed Retirement and the Meaning of Reasonable Risk

People are living longer, and that may be a blessing, but when those same people don’t apply that fact to their retirement plan, it can...

Understanding Investment Expenses and the Different Kinds of Financial Services

When it comes to hiring a financial advisor, what are you really paying for? What kinds of financial services are you getting for your dollar?...

New Codes and Standards Redefine Certified Financial Planner

With the introduction of an updated code of conduct, holders of the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation will now have to adhere to stricter rules...

Compile a List of Financial Advisors in Just Minutes

Your friend recommended a financial advisor. You saw an ad for another financial advisor. You recognized the name of the firm of an older financial...

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