In this episode, recorded at the FPA Annual Conference, we talked to Brent Weiss, CFP®, Kayla Kennelly, CFP®, Bryan Hasling, CFP®, Dan Yerger, CFP®, and Christine Sjolin, CFP®, about their take on the profession, the challenges it faces, and what needs to happen to prepare future generations for success.
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.
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.
Harold Evensky, sometimes called The “Dean” of Financial Planning, loves this profession. This year, he was awarded with the P. Kemp Fain, Jr. Award – which is often equated to the lifetime achievement award for financial planners. It was an honor to have him on this episode of #YAFPNW!