Why Women Are Under Represented in Financial Planning
Women make up 51 percent of the U.S. population but account for just 23 percent of financial planners. Eleanor Blayney the Consumer Advocate of CFP Board gives some insight into this "feminine famine" in the financial planning profession.
The board that certifies financial planners has defined what qualifies as a "fee-only" practice, but not every advisory firm is happy with it. Kevin Noblet, managing editor of WSJ's Wealth Adviser, explains.
In Chapter 4 of 15 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, media executive Mark Graham answers "What Have Been Your Challenges Starting a Family in a Dual-Income Household?" As he and his wife return to work after having a baby, Graham notes the importance of having short-term and long-term goal planning conversations with his spouse. This includes meeting with a financial planner to think through child care considerations and what is the best balance as he and his wife pursue their careers.
In this video, financial planning professional and member of the Financial Planning Association, Mark Johannessen, CFP describes the four important steps to surviving a job loss. This video is designed for individuals who recently suffered a job loss and are looking to make the transition more manageable and less stressful. This video series includes an overview of putting a plan into place after losing a job.
In Chapter 14 of 14 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, Moo.com CEO Richard Moross answers "What Have You Found Most Educational About Participating on a Large Company Board of Directors?" He shares what he is learning about business, leadership, and management as a board member for publicly traded company Ladbrokes PLC. He gets to participate in a group effort to solve problems and plan for the future while also infusing the team with his knowledge of digital media and Internet innovation.
In Chapter 1 of 7 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, brand marketer and on-air radio personality Randall Metting answers "How Has Being a Local Radio DJ in Austin, Texas Brought You Closer to the Austin Community?" Metting shares how joining the Austin community as a radio DJ at KGSR has taught him new ways to advocate for the community across culture, entertainment, and charitable causes. Randall Metting is an on-air radio personality at 93.3 KGSR Radio in Austin, Texas.