Transforming The Client Experience: How Financial Planning Firms Use Behavioral Assessments

Transforming The Client Experience: How Financial Planning Firms Use Behavioral Assessments

Clients seek your financial planning expertise. And, you create comprehensive financial plans for your clients. The plans require clients to make spending, saving, and investing decisions that will help them achieve financial goals and live the life they seek. Will all clients follow the plans you create? Will they all follow them in the same[…]

Bona Fide Finance: DataPoints in Action

Bona Fide Finance: DataPoints in Action

When working with clients either in-person or virtually, understanding their money mindset helps firms provide an exceptional client experience. We asked Ben Martinek, CFP®, EA, CSLP® and his team at Bona Fide Finance to share how they use DataPoints assessments to get to know prospects and clients in their financial planning practice. Tell us about[…]

Can Clients Become More Frugal Over Time?

Can Clients Become More Frugal Over Time?

One of the hallmarks of a millionaire-next-door client is that they use their resources wisely. The “frugality chapter” of The Millionaire Next Door highlighted how frugality was part of the millionaire journey of small business owners, c-level millionaires, and others. If you’re familiar with the books, many continued those practices even after they passed the[…]

Fintentional®: DataPoints in Action

Fintentional®: DataPoints in Action

A well-designed financial plan can help clients achieve more than just financial goals. We talked with Michael Palazzolo, founder of Fintentional®, about how his firm helps clients achieve life goals in the context of financial planning. Michael is a former software engineer who started his transition to financial planning in 2007 and became a Certified[…]

WorthyNest®: DataPoints in Action

WorthyNest®: DataPoints in Action

How do advisors understand clients’ money-related attitudes before their first meeting? We chatted with Deborah Meyer, CFP®, CPA/PFS, CEPA, owner of WorthyNest® and Amazon bestselling author of Redefining Family Wealth about how her firm incorporates DataPoints assessments into the client experience. Tell us a little about WorthyNext and what makes your firm unique. WorthyNest® is a fee-only, fiduciary wealth[…]