Episode No. 362 | June 01, 2023

The Benefits of Fee-restructuring & Other Mid-course Growth Decisions

A Conversation with John Underhill

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If you’re interested in learning how employment contract restrictions can seriously disrupt your plans to take clients with you should you decide to break away from your broker, as well as working through growth and fee structuring decisions, this episode is for you! XYPN member John …

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Episode No. 348 | November 16, 2022

Changing Careers & Building an Ideal Firm in 2 Years

A Conversation with Andy Panko

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Today we welcome XYPN member Andy Panko, CFP®, RICP®, EA, founder of Tenon Financial, to XYPN Radio. Andy always knew he wanted to be a financial advisor—but the harsh reality of financial planning opportunities (or the lack of them) for a fresh college graduate was discouraging. So, …

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Episode No. 342 | August 24, 2022

Coaching Clients Through Uncertainty with Empathy

A Conversation with Rachael Burns

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We’re excited to welcome XYPN member, Rachael Burns, CFP®, CDFA®, founder of True Worth Financial Planning, on the show today. Rachael’s start in financial services and life experience have allowed her to build a practice based on empathy and education. The day after learning she was …

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Episode No. 336 | June 01, 2022

Finding Balance Building a Boutique Firm & Serving the Dentist Niche

A Conversation with Reese Harper

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We’re excited to welcome XYPN member Reese Harper to the show today. Reese is the founder of Dentist Advisors, a virtual firm based in Salt Lake City, UT., focused on serving (you guessed it) dentists. Reese started his firm in 2007 after working at Northwestern Mutual, and he had one …

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Episode No. 335 | May 18, 2022

Building a Fee-Only Lifestyle Firm Through Good Times and Bad

A Conversation with Danielle Harrison

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We’re excited to welcome XYPN member Danielle Harrison MBA, CFP®, CFT-I™, the founder of Harrison Financial Planning, a fee-only firm based in Columbia, Missouri, on the show today. Danielle was destined to be a financial planner, starting all the way back in middle school as a kid fa …

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November 03, 2021

Leaving Insurance to Build a Six-Figure Lifestyle Firm

Ep #321: Leaving Insurance to Build a Six-Figure Lifestyle Firm: An Interview with Ashley Foster

We’re excited for today’s episode with Ashley Foster, a Latino advisor and owner of Nxt:Gen Financial, a fee-only firm out of Houston, TX. Ashley started his career in the captive insurance space, learning how to sell and acquire clients. As many of our guests have experienced, Ashley …

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March 03, 2021

Embracing Career Change

Ep #297: Embracing Career Change: A Conversation with Cathy Morgan and James Hindes

We’re excited to have Cathy Morgan and James Hindes on the show today to talk about their respective firms, Access Financial Freedom and ENOW Financial. While Cathy and James own two separate RIAs, they share many similarities, both having entered the industry from other careers (and …

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June 24, 2020

EP #261: Jumping Careers In Her 40s And Building Confidence In The Industry While Slowly Building Her RIA, The Career Of Leslie Ransom

EP #261: Jumping Careers In Her 40s And Building Confidence In The Industry While Slowly Building Her RIA, The Career Of Leslie Ransom

We’re excited to have XYPN member Leslie Ransom, owner of Indie Financial Planning, a fee-only firm in Chicago, IL, on the show today. Leslie spent nearly two decades on the sale and distribution side of the music industry, working with bands and music labels all across the nation. Le …

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January 22, 2020

Specializing in ESG and Offering a Flat-Fee

Ep #239: Specializing in ESG and Offering a Flat-Fee: An Interview with Scott Arnold

Scott Arnold is the owner of IMPACTfolio, a fee-only firm in Denver, Colorado. After starting his career in this industry—working both at Schwab and an RIA—he realized he wanted to offer impact investing to clients on a broader scale, in a personalized way. Today he joins the show to …

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January 15, 2020

Using Your Own Money Scripts to Build Your Ideal Firm

Ep #238: Using Your Own Money Scripts to Build Your Ideal Firm: The Career of Leighann Miko

Leighann Miko is the owner of Equalis Financial, a fee-only firm in Los Angeles, California. Although she began her career in this industry, her money scripts that led her into this career were formed much earlier. Leighann grew up poor and was the first member of her family to gradua …

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