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We are a passionate community of professionals committed to furthering the financial planning profession. Our mission at FPA Activate is to help you further your career and become an exceptional planner. Whether you are a student, new to the profession, a career changer or are curious about financial planning, you’ve found the right place. The FPA is the professional organization for CFP® professionals and is committed to providing tools for your success, whatever career stage you are in.

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Launching into the Financial Planning Profession

Emily Purdon started her career in 2016. She quickly realized that her CFP® certification and financial planning degree through Virginia Tech hadn’t really prepared her for the realities of being a planner – and she felt that the comprehensive planning she learned at her role with SBSB (Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blayney) was both exciting and beneficial to clients in a way she hadn’t imagine was possible.

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Iron Butterflies and the Evolution of Financial Planning

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.

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G2 and the Importance of Continuous Learning

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.

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