A recent article stated that the average financial advisor in the US is 51 years old, and over a quarter (27%) of all advisors plan to retire in the next 10 years.
For investors, this is a serious consideration when shopping for advice. Ideally, you should be looking for, or working with an individual or team that plans to be around long enough to see your long-term plan through to fruition.
In case you're wondering, despite almost 20 years of experience as a financial advisor, I turned 40 this year. I'm just getting warmed up.