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.
Ian Bloom, CFP®, is a nerdy financial planner and proud of it. In this episode, he talks about his path to financial planning, how he’s developed his own “niche” based on his interests, and the importance of sharing content with your audience from Day One.
In this episode, Dan Yerger, MBA, CFP®, AIF®, CDFA®, talks about his extensive work in the financial planning profession, pro bono work, compensation calculations, and why he’s removing transactions from his fee model.
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.