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.
Whether you work for a firm, own your own, or are part of a succession plan, this compensation model discussion covers a lot of ground. The hosts talk about deciding on a fee model, how models guide your client base and business, and why innovation in the profession may affect your decision.
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.