Who we are…
We are a passionate community of professionals committed to furthering the financial planning profession. Our mission at FPA Activate is to help you further your career and become an exceptional planner. Whether you are a student, new to the profession, a career changer or are curious about financial planning, you’ve found the right place. The FPA is the professional organization for CFP® professionals and is committed to providing tools for your success, whatever career stage you are in.
#thelatest from FPA Activate & #YAFPNW
On this episode, Marguerita Chang, CFP® talks about how she’s built a business and reputation in the profession by embracing her story and what makes her different. She shares her background and what led her to financial planning, as well as how to give back within the profession and thank those who’ve come before us.
Arlene Cogen, CFP®, is a philanthropic leadership consultant and author of Give to Live: Make a Charitable Gift You Never Imagined. During this episode, she shares how she made the transition into philanthropy, what she’s doing to engage the next generation, and why it’s important to make charitable gifts that embody your core values.
Brent Weiss, CFP®, ChFC®, is the Chief Evangelist and one of the founding members of Facet Wealth. During this episode, he shares his passion for increasing access to financial planning, the importance of finding your niche as a CFP® professional, and how we can work together to redefine wealth management.
This week on YAFPNW, Tom L. Potts, Ph.D., CFP®, talks about how far the profession has come, peer learning, biases and the direction Dr. Potts sees the profession heading. Dr. Potts has played a vital role in the growth of the profession, so don’t miss out on this great chat!
Ian Bloom, CFP®, is a nerdy financial planner and proud of it. In this episode, he talks about his path to financial planning, how he’s developed his own “niche” based on his interests, and the importance of sharing content with your audience from Day One.
Dayana Kupisk, PhD, is the author of The Practical Guide to Making Wise Financial Decisions. She’s also an employee development consultant and coach with a research focus on practical wisdom in the workplace. In this episode, she talks about her research, her book, and how financial planners can engage clients and develop practical wisdom.