In the wake of the economic downturn that pummeled markets and investor accounts, one would think financial advisors would have learned that forging and maintaining extensive contact with their clients is critical to keep and finding new business.

But according to a poll conducted by SEI, a provider of investment processing, fund processing and investment management business outsourcing products, 62% of financial advisors don't communicate with their clients on a regular basis and acknowledge this flaw is their greatest failing when it comes to providing service to investors.

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