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Articles written by Guest Columnist, Maria Marsala


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Maria Marsala: I have met many men who were in the Good Ole Boys Club who were very respectful of women.  So, I don’t think that’s the problem.

A woman who survived Wall Street's 'liquid lunches' and 'boom, boom rooms' of the 1970s and 1980s weighs in on the Ken Fisher sexism fracas

Maria Marsala is surprised, concerned and ultimately hopeful that the #MeToo movement will finally allow women to thrive in finance

March 5, 2020 at 8:24 PM

Maria Marsala: My standard answer is: 'That will be a cup of coffee -- in Italy, please.'

How to set boundaries with clients and friends when they become 'freebie-seekers'

Establishing where free ends and fee begins can be challenging, but learning the art of declining gracefully is essential to focusing on what's important in your practice

September 17, 2012 at 4:50 AM

Maria Marsala: You'll feel more confident in networking situations if you've already worked out a few 'scripts' ahead of time.
April 10, 2012 at 2:39 AM

Maria Marsala: Change of pace is nice, constantly operating this way will drive you nuts.

10 reasons for advisors to just say no to less-than-ideal clients

Choosing a niche helps identify the ideal prospect

February 13, 2012 at 5:58 PM

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