Are you on the path to growing your career as a financial planner? On the #YAFPNW podcast, we talk about developing a career path, developing your practice, and refining your practices. Don’t miss these episodes on progressing your financial planning career!
Ready to be inspired? This week on YAFPNW, we talk to Soraya Morris, lead trainer at financial planning software firm Envestnet MoneyGuide and jill-of-all-trades. Soraya and I talked about what she does at Envestnet MoneyGuide, her education and career journey, and what you can usually find her doing when she’s not working.
Emily Purdon, CFP®, EA. is a Financial Planning and Process Coach at XY Planning Network. In this episode, Emily discussed the importance of advocating for yourself in your career, the many paths of financial planning, and how to elevate a firm through onboarding. She also shares insights on trends in the profession and their impacts.
Kevin Clark, CFP®, Central Ohio NexGen Director, is currently working for Ameriprise as a Certified Financial Planner™. In this episode, he shares how he “fell backwards” into a career in financial planning, how he started his career at a call center, and why different personality types in the financial planning profession are so important.
In this episode, we were lucky enough to host financial management consultant Tyrone Ross, Jr. He talks about the current state of the profession in terms of diversity and education, as well as the changes we can make for a successful future.
Preston Cherry, MS, CFP®, is the founder and president of Concurrent Financial Planning Center, LLC, as well as mentor and soon-to-be author. In this episode, he talks about his career goals, starting his virtual firm, mentoring NexGen financial planners, and the winding road that has been his career.
Trudy Turner, CFP® brings over a decade of experience in wealth management, tax planning, insurance underwriting, and public accounting. Here, she shared her insights on careers within the profession, the impact of diversity inclusion, where she sees the profession going, and her mantras for success.
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.
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.
In this episode, Dan Yerger, MBA, CFP®, AIF®, CDFA®, talks about his extensive work in the financial planning profession, pro bono work, compensation calculations, and why he’s removing transactions from his fee model.
Marina Rodriguez, CFP®, shares her career path from banking and insurance to investments and back to banking. Her story reminds all of us that it doesn’t matter if your financial planning career is a straight path or a winding one — all roads lead to Rome.