Career Success:

Are you ready to have significant success in your financial planning career? At #YAFPNW, we want to help you get there! These episodes of the podcast will help guide you toward success, learn how to approach situations wisely and with confidence, and grow as a financial planner.

The Value of Next Generation Planners

In this episode, I sit down with Nathan Harness from Texas A&M’s financial planning program, and Kate Healy from TD Ameritrade Institutional at this year’s NexGen Gathering. Kate Healy is an advocate for the next generation of financial planners, and has focused...

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.

Professional Growth and Management

Yusuf Abugideiri, CFP®, is a Partner and Senior Financial Planner at Yeske Buie®. In this episode, he explores his own career growth, how he has both managed up, and managed employees, and how he’s grown as a financial planner through intentional mentorship.

Career Paths in Banking: From Teller to Financial Planner

In this episode, Suzie Eyrich, CFP®, is shares her experiences at both an RIA and a bank that leads with financial planning. She also shows us how to grow your experience as a new planner and the best ways to confidently (and respectfully) advocate for yourself and the career you want.

Redefining Expectations and Personal Brands

Finding a balance between work, growing a brand, and living a life you love is key for Brittney Castro, CFP®, and in this episode she encourages all planners to do the same. Brittney has some fantastic insights both on being a planner and on being a business owner – or just a busy professional looking to accomplish amazing things!

Leaving a Legacy: A Case for Mentorship Within Financial Planning

This episode is a moving testament to everything that a mentor can do for you. Allison Masoero goes into detail about how her relationship with Jeanne Robinson, CFP®, impacted and changed her life, how her relationship with her other firm members are constantly pushing her to be the best planner she can be, and her deep desire to continue the tradition of mentorship to the next generation of financial planners.

A Conversation with the “Dean of Financial Planning”

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!

Reinventing Wealth Management

This episode is a must-listen to for financial planners who relate to Larry’s statement that the current model of wealth management is outdated. Larry tackles how to adopt revolutionary planning practices for your business, and where you can connect with like-minded advisors who all want to grow and make this profession the best it can be.

Living in Beta

In this episode Jonathon Cameron and Glenn Downing of Cameron-Downing show us how they are living their lives in “beta.” They believe this phrase means always being willing to grow, improve, and learn – never the “final” version of themselves as business owners or financial planners.

Venturing Into Entrepreneurship

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!

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