Ep #195: Getting Involved in the Foundation for Financial Planning - The Career of Dan Moisand

Ep 195 - Dan Moisand

Today's episode is going to be a bit different. Dan Moisand has been in business for almost 20 years, so our conversation will focus on how he runs his firm and does so with a remarkably low turnover. Dan has worked in most environments, including commissioned insurance, broker-dealer, independent broker-dealer, fee-only RIA and more, and he's here to cover a wide range of important information that will be helpful for any planner.

Listen in to hear Dan share his unique take on the financial planning business, as well as what he has learned from his experience in so many different areas of the financial community. You'll learn about the different phases of his career, what influenced his decisions and successes along the way, and the importance of pro bono work and being involved in the financial community.

 

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What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • An overview of Dan’s experience and journey in the financial field.
  • His firm's niche.
  • How he found out about financial planning.
  • Why he decided to go fee-only.
  • What it was like being an early adopter of fee-only.
  • The importance of fiduciary and setting the right standards.
  • Dan's best advice to advisors thinking about outsourcing or partnering.
  • Why he is so involved in the financial community and why it’s important for advisors to do so.
  • The structure of his firm and how they divvy up responsibilities between partners.
  • How they have such a low turnover rate.
  • How planners can get involved in planning for people in need.
  • The importance of not taking yourself too seriously and understanding how short life is.

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