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. 350 | December 14, 2022

From PSYOP Specialist to RIA Owner and All the Leveraging Opportunities in Between

A Conversation with Daniel Yerger

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We’re excited to welcome XYPN member, Daniel Yerger, MBA, CFP®, ChFC, AIF, CDFA, and founder of MY Wealth Planners, a fee-only firm based in Colorado on the show today. Today’s podcast follows Daniel’s career path from joining the Army and specializing in PSYOPS to becoming an IT mana …

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Episode No. 343 | September 07, 2022

Finding Success Building a Socially Responsible Firm

A Conversation with Ethan Miller

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Today, we talk to XYPN member Ethan Miller, CFP®, founder of Planning for Progress—a fee-only firm based in Washington D.C. Ethan started his career in labor and union organizing which gave him the passion for working with individuals one-on-one to empower them to make the world a bet …

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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. 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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Episode No. 332 | April 06, 2022

Providing a Personal Client Experience in a Virtual Firm

A Conversation with Leo Marte, CFP®

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Today’s interview is with Leo Marte, CFP®, the owner of Abundant Advisors, a virtual fee-only firm that specializes in serving Christian professionals. Leo joined XYPN and launched his firm in 2020 after spending a dozen years at Vanguard, managing a large team, and working with thous …

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Episode No. 331 | March 23, 2022

The Confidence to Launch and Define Your Niche

A Conversation with Elaine King and Scott Alan Turner

Ep #331: The Confidence to Launch and Define Your Niche: A Conversation with Elaine King and Scott Alan Turner

Today, we talk with two advisors who launched their firms in the past six months. This is a different kind of podcast that gives folks an inside perspective on what it’s really like in the first year. Instead of talking to people about how their first year was in hindsight, Elaine Kin …

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December 29, 2021

Changing Careers & Growing a Successful Fee-Only Firm

Ep #325: Changing Careers & Growing a Successful Fee-Only Firm: An Interview With Jennipher Lommen

Today, Jennipher Lommen, founder of Wildflower Financial, a fee-only firm out of Santa Cruz, California, is on the show. Jennipher is a career changer and entered this industry only a few years before she launched Wildflower four years ago. Jennipher homeschooled all three of her chil …

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August 11, 2021

Growing Your Firm with Digital Marketing

Ep #315: Growing Your Firm with Digital Marketing: A Conversation with Daniel Kopp

We’re excited to welcome Daniel Kopp to the show today. Daniel is the owner and founder of Wise Stewardship Financial Planning—a two-year-old, 100% virtual fee-only firm that serves over 25 widows and military personnel.  Today, Daniel talks about what it was like starting his firm wh …

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July 28, 2021

Building a Firm Part-Time

Ep #314: Building a Firm Part-Time: An Interview with Spencer Stephens

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to starting or scaling a practice, and today, we sit down for a conversation with XYPN member Spencer Stephens who has taken his own path starting and scaling his firm. Stephen, like many folks, is interested in building a lifestyle practice vs. …

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