Finding A Job:

Whether you’re just starting out, or you’re changing careers, finding a job in financial planning can feel overwhelming. There are so many opportunities open to you – the possibilities are endless! Listen in to these episodes of the #YAFPNW podcast to learn about finding a job in financial planning, and how to thrive in your new role.

Charging Clients for Exactly What They Want

In this episode, we talk to Kara Beth Vance, CFP®, who works as an advisor at hourly planning firm, Timothy Financial Counsel, in Wheaton, IL. She shares in the ins and outs of the hourly financial planning model, as well as how it benefits the firm, the advisors, and of course the clients.

Where Education and Practice Meet

Christine Damico, CFP®, EA, is a teacher of the profession and trailblazer of her firm. In her many years teaching at Virginia Tech, and now through her residency program at Olio Financial Planning, Christine has developed a clear idea of how focused education and residency programs can impact NexGen planners – and the profession as a whole.

A Mindset for Career and Succession Planning Success

Debbie Grose, CFP®, Chief Operating Officer of Lake Tahoe Wealth Management, is a dynamic woman in the world of financial planning. She’s passionate about mentorship, and has often led the charge when it comes to guiding new planners through successful careers. In this episode, Debbie is going over how her experience with succession planning went, what she would have done differently, and how new planners can start conversations around ownership in their own firm.

Navigating Career Paths in Financial Planning

Too often, we focus on how people can break out and start their own firms, or pave their own way in this profession. Celebrating being content building your own career path within an existing firm – and it shouldn’t! Ginnie Baker tells us all about building a career path within a practice, and why she’s happy with the work she’s doing.

Virtual Paraplanning and Building Processes

Jen Pritchard had no idea that virtual paraplanning work was an option until she graduated college. Now, three years later, she works as a successful, full-time virtual paraplanner and operations consultant – and is thriving in her role!

Finding and Succeeding in a New Job

This week on the #YAFPNW podcast we re-air Caleb Brown’s interview about how new planners can launch their career! Because Caleb has experience in the financial planning world, he understands what the new planners are going through when job hunting.

A Day in the Life of an Aspiring Financial Planner

This week Matt Fizell joins us from Middleton, Wisconsin. Matt is only a few years into the profession and working with a CFP® there in Wisconsin. Together, we walk through Matt’s career decisions, and how he sees his path as a financial planner unfolding.

Landing a New Job

Caleb Brown, MBA, CFP® has great insights into what you can do to set yourself apart from other applicants or excel at your job.  If you want to get to the elite status, this is definitely a must-listen podcast!

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