Advisers across the country are preparing for their own clients’ concerns, emotionally and financially, in the aftermath of Tuesday’s tragedy. FPi (Financial Planning interactive) spoke with advisers stranded in Salt Lake City, Utah, following the annual National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors conference about their expectations once they return to the office.

Advisers said they anticipated an increase in phone calls from clients who are either worried about unfinished financial matters or just need some reassurance. But for now, many said it’s been quiet on the home front. "People are still going to be in a period of shock," said Tom Fowler, an adviser in Bellevue, Wash., and NAIFA trustee.

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