The importance of women in financial planning feels like it should go without saying. And in our research for this article, we were happy to learn that we are trending in the right direction. Unfortunately, we’re not quite there yet as a society, since as of 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports only a third of financial advisors are women. Until that percentage is closer to 50%, we are happy to illustrate the many benefits of more women in the industry.
The Accidental Financial Planner
Growing up, Alicia watched her mom struggle with money and declare bankruptcy due to medical debt. By high school Alicia was financially independent. She worked her way through college by taking advantage of government loans and grants. During this time, Alicia took...
Walkner Condon: The State of the Firm
Occasionally we like to inform our clients about what is going on at Walkner Condon, as we have some exciting updates to share with you. Nate and Clint have recorded a podcast on these items, but we also wanted to offer it in...
The Basics of Stock Option Compensation
The Basics of Stock Option Compensation Explaining the benefits and confusion of employee stock options.
What type of financial advisor is right for you? Questions you should ask.
Fee-Only financial advisors and firms receive no sales-related compensation or incentives. They are compensated only by the fee the client pays. Fee-Only financial advisors are most often compensated as a percentage of assets (AUM), though also may be paid hourly, as a retainer, or as a flat fee, depending upon the planner you choose.