Looking at moving, Economic Conditions portland, OR?

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Mar 29, 2010 4:24 pm

I am currently a new financial advisor working in the Anchorage, Ak market. I don't have many clients so far. I am looking at moving to the Portland, OR area. Any one from that area? What type of opportunites is everyone seeing? econmoic conditions?

Mar 30, 2010 11:33 pm

What firm are you with? Why do you think it will be easier to get clients in Portland vs. Anchorage?

Apr 1, 2010 10:17 pm

Do you know a boat load of people in Portland?  If you are moving there with no market, I would be hesitant, unless you're an animal at building relationships and bringing in money.  And, start leaning liberal, start smoking weed, buy a bicycle to ride to work, enjoy getting bent over on taxes, get a girlfriend with hairy legs/arm pits, don't shave, and you'll fit right in.