Charles Adi is a financial advisor who owns and operates his own firm, Blueprint 360, in Houston, TX. In this conversation, Charles opens up about his background, the path that brought him to financial planning, and how he’s grown a thriving firm from the ground up.
John Hayes, the Senior Vice President of Charitable Estate Planning at the American Heart Association, shared his insights on charitable giving. John talks about how planning professionals and larger organizations like the American Heart Association are working together more and more to make an impact on the state of charitable giving.
Michael Kitces, MSFS, MTAX, CFP, CLU, ChFC, RHU, REBC, CASL, talks to Hannah Moore about managing 65 – 70 hour workweeks, how he’s embraced his visionary strengths, and why the multiplier effect plays a role in everything he does. He also talks about motivation, the balance between effort and workaholism, and how strengths develop over time.
This discussion touches on Bob’s expert insights into the current (and past) state of affairs in the profession, and we even ask him to share some of the trends and potential updates he sees coming down the pike. If you want to see how far we’ve come as financial planning professionals in Bob’s lifetime, and what the future holds for next generation planners, this is an episode you don’t want to miss.
Nathan Harness from Texas A&M and Kate Healy from TD Ameritrade Institutional join us at this year’s NexGen Gathering. Together, they explore a wide range of topics about the next generation of financial planners, and how they plug into the financial planning profession’s landscape.
Vanessa Oligino, the Director of RIA Practice Management at TD Ameritrade challenges new planners with succession planning research. She challenges them to really consider what is best for them personally and critically evaluate whether or a firm is one you should buy into. Knowing what’s most important to you as well as what your non-negotiables would be related to firm ownership are critical to identify before considering potential succession opportunities.