CFFP# 19 - So You Want to Get Into Financial Planning...Here's What You Need to Know! ft. Nancy Langdon Jones


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Welcome to another episode of the Conversations for Financial Professionals podcast where we are shaping the next generation of financial advice. Today we have Nancy Langdon Jones. Nancy has been a panelist for the Los Angeles Times’ Investment Strategies Conference, was named one of the “Most Influential People in the Profession” by readers of Financial Planning Magazine in 2002, was included in the American Business Women’s Association 2003 Top Ten, and a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001 she published So You Want to Be a Financial Planner: Your Guide to a New Career. The 9th edition was published in 2018, which in my opinion is one of the must reads for every aspiring financial planner and or CFP certificant. Nowadays you spend your time by giving back to the profession in many ways including corresponding with individuals asking for guidance in making a career move to the financial planning profession. Welcome to the podcast! Show Highlights: •0:00 Meet Nancy Langdon Jones •1:28 How Financial Planning Has Changed •5:15 Decentralization of Financial Planning •6:41 The Skillset of Tomorrow’s Financial Planner •9:39 Designations in Financial Planning •13:25 Why Did Dom Wait To Get His CFP? •16:02 How Behavioral Finance Came To Be •19:35 How To Apply Behavioral Finance •23:55 How Has This Career Path Changed •32:05 Words of Wisdom •32:59 Message for Career Changers Resources: Check out the latest edition of of Nancy’s book: you a current or aspiring financial professional? Click here to receive my 10 Tips for jumpstarting your career. Listen to previous podcast episodes, clicking here. To receive a newsletter digest of Jumpstart community happenings, click here. Subscribe to the podcast by clicking here. Want to connect with me? Join my exclusive “tribe” by clicking here. Want to collaborate? Click here. Thanks again for listening, reading, and watching!

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