Here's a question for you. Who do you think spends more time with a client, a man or woman? I guess you probably figured that if I should ask such a stupid question, it would mean that the answer is not all that obvious. You're right again.

According to a new study from the Financial Planning Association and Oppenheimer Funds, female financial planners are more likely to spend additional time on client service than men. Lauren Coulston, assistant VP of advocacy programs at Oppenheimer, says, "Women are good at building and maintaining relationships which are valuable qualities that help them excel as financial planners."

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