Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Reviews

Updated May 17, 2022

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Merrill Lynch President & CEO of Bank of America Brian T. Moynihan
Brian T. Moynihan
458 Ratings
  1. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great role to start your career

    May 17, 2022 - Financial Solutions Advisor in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Ability to grow and earn a good income!

    Cons

    Needed more growth options for advisors

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Work life balance

    May 16, 2022 - Financial Advisor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good benefits, work life balance, and income

    Cons

    Technology could be improved significantly

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    good company to work

    May 11, 2022 - Financial Solutions Advisor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits and great referral system from banking

    Cons

    You will find first few years of your career challenging due to low advised retention pay, Compliance and recorded line are sometimes challenging to keep up with

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    A Great Company if You Know What You Want

    May 8, 2022 - Financial Advisor in Fort Collins, CO
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    Pros

    Great leadership, highly competitive leadership, comprehensive training, and great base pay compared to competitors.

    Cons

    Definitely a more traditional work environment and very difficult job in the early years. That’s just how it is for this job, but maybe not great for recent grads or those later in their career unless they have a strong work ethic, contacts with assets, and a strong certainty to pursue this occupation long term.

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Solid company

    May 5, 2022 - Financial Solutions Advisor 
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    Pros

    work life balance, work load, tuition reimbursement

    Cons

    subjective depends on what you like

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work

    May 2, 2022 - Financial Advisor 
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    Pros

    Solid compensation and bonus structure. They are numbers driven but they will pay you well for good performance

    Cons

    Numbers oriented large company can feel like you are just another number at times

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Merrill Lynch Advisor Trainee Program

    May 1, 2022 - Financial Advisor Trainee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    People are very helpful; A lot of resources to help succeed.

    Cons

    The targets come up on you very fast. Not supposed to be a sales job, but the quarterly quotas come to quickly if you fall behind.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    Apr 28, 2022 - Financial Advisor 
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    Pros

    opportunity for growth but difficult to get started

    Cons

    Compliance tasks continue to increase

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee

    good

    May 12, 2022 - Financial Advisor in Rochester, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good training regiment and entry into the market

    Cons

    tough to get going as s solo practitioner

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  10. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Financial Advisor

    May 11, 2022 - Financial Solutions Advisor 
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    Pros

    Great training, and benefits and paid vacation.

    Cons

    Limited paths for advancement. Limited financial solutions to offer clients.

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