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Super Women’s Summit Outside-the-box Keynote Focuses on Memory and Mental Acuity for Clients and Advisors

Securities America celebrated our 12th annual Super Women’s Summit on June 5, bringing together top women advisors to meet up, learn and hear from speakers who resonate with women from both a personal and professional perspective. This year we welcomed the equally amazing women advisors from our sister independent advisory and brokerage firm (IAB), KMS Financial Services, and had 200 women in attendance.

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Nurturing Tomorrow’s Women Advisors Today

As a longtime advocate for women in financial services, one of my favorite events each year is the Ladenburg Institute of Women & Finance symposium (LIWF).

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Unique Business Building Opportunity for Female Advisors

If you’ve ever talked to Vickie Garcia, you know her enthusiasm is infectious. This is especially true when she talks about her newest marketing opportunities.

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9 Lessons Learned

As a woman in a male-dominated field, the early days of my career in the industry were interesting, to say the least. While I certainly received my share of patronizing and sexist comments, some of my best advocates were men.

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Empowering Women to Excel

From an early age, I’ve always loved working. I especially enjoyed getting things started, leading people and organizing events and figuring out how to make things better. Whether I was helping my neighbor clean her house for a few bucks, starting a club in my neighborhood, organizing the kickball game or adding props to my third-grade stories, these traits have helped me throughout my career.

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New Year, New View

As I reflected on 2014 and prepared my personal and business unit goals for 2015, I came across my notes from the 3rd Annual Ladenburg Institute of Women and Finance Conference, held in October.

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