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The 15 financial advisers all advisers should follow on Twitter

Michael Kitces highlights the advisers and planners building their businesses with Twitter

Mar 20, 2012 @ 12:01 am

By Mark Bruno

Last week, we posted the top 20 feeds for financial advisers to follow on Twitter, courtesy of Fushion Analytics' Josh Brown, a.k.a. The Reformed Broker. These feeds mainly highligted news and information sources that have taken to Twitter like no other.

Since that blog post, we've heard from dozens of our readers who have all asked esentially the same questions: Which advisers should advisers follow on Twitter?

Ask and you shall receive. For this list of Power Tweeters, we went straight to thePower Tweeter himself - Michael Kitces, the director of research for Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc.

Here's the rundown from Mr. Kitces on which financial advisers are using Twitter the right way - and are actually building their own businesses with social media. (And for the record, if we were authoring this list, we would add a 16th....Of course, Michael Kitces, @MichaelKitces.

@JJeffRose - Jeff Rose, CFP, of Alliance Wealth Management, and author of Good Financial Cents blog

@BrittneyCastro - Brittney Castro, CFP, of Perennial Financial Services, and author of Financially Wise Women blog

@CurtisFinancial - Cathy Curtis, CFP, of Curtis Financial Planning and author of the blog Of Independent Means

@TimMaurer- Tim Maurer, CFP, of Financial Consulate, and author of the book "The Ultimate Financial Plan"

@RickKahler - Rick Kahler, CFP, of Kahler Financial Group, and author of Financial Awakenings blog and the book "The Financial Wisdom of Ebenezer Scrooge"

@RWohlner - Roger Wohlner, CFP, of Asset Strategy Consultants and author of the Chicago Financial Planner blog

@BlankenshipFP - Jim Blankenship, CFP, of Blankenship Financial Planning, and author of the blog Getting Your Financial Ducks In A Row and the book "A Social Security Owner's Manual"

@CarolynMcC - Carolyn McClanahan, CFP, of Life Planning Partners, and Forbes blogger on health care reform

@BehaviorGap - Carl Richards, CFP, Author of "The Behavior Gap" and Director of Investor Education at BAM Advisor Services

@BobRall - Bob Rall, CFP, of Rall Capital Management

@RichEddy - Richard Eddy, CFP, of CONA Financial Group

@HJudeBoudreaux - Jude Boudreaux, CFP, of Upperline Financial Planning

@BarryGlassman - Barry Glassman, CFP, of Glassman Wealth Services

@StreamlineFinancial- E. Tobin Meisenheimer, CFP, and Timothy Meisenheimer, of Streamline Financial Services

@FeeOnlyPlanner- George Papadopoulos, CFP

For an extended list of nearly 400 financial planners to follow on Twitter, check out Michael Kitces' list of Financial Planning Practitioners on Twitter.

And to offer some of your own suggestions, please use the comment box below. --M.B.

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