Ben Coombs, CFP®, CLU, was part of the first class of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERS™. When he got started, nobody had jobs for financial planners. Now, he’s thrilled to see career paths developing. Tune in as Ben walks us through the evolution of financial planning through his eyes, and what he’s excited about in this profession’s future.
In this episode with Stephen Rischall, CFP®, we’re focusing on what it means to run your own financial planning practice with a team. We’re discussing the ups and downs, the big wins and the challenges. Stephen’s story is incredibly inspiring, and his insights are spot-on!
Lauren Stansell of Yeske Buie gets interviewed by our guest host, Alexandria Cole. Lauren wasn’t sure she wanted to be in financial planning and just several years later is on track to be partner at her firm. Tune in to hear her story and learn how she has been instrumental in creating and growing their Resident Program, a three year training program for new financial planners.
As more established planners plan for their own futures many young professionals are offered a succession plan as part of their career path. In this episode, Connor Koppa, CFP® walks #YAFPNW listeners through what it’s like to be part of a succession plan, what his ownership arrangement looks like at Focus Financial, and more.
Alex is a great example of what it means to step outside of your comfort zone, get involved and see the benefits of being involved within the financial planning profession. From networking, mentors, peers and finding job opportunities, Alexandria has discovered new opportunities for herself and better ways to serve clients.