As a young professional, I have found that there are many demands placed on me. Demands that compete for my precious resources: time and money. What I have discovered is that life is about balance and many of us put off what is not an immediate need. My experience is that there are only a few times a year when people really think about their finances and feel the urge to prepare for the future. April 15th stands out as one of these times as we reconcile with Uncle Sam on our taxes for the previous year. With all the forms, receipts, mental (and emotional) focus on our cash flow, April lends itself to be a great time to get financially organized and take control of our finances. I entered the financial industry as a byproduct of taking control of my own finances; what I have learned are that simple, critically analyzed, and time-proven strategies are the only way to make decisions. Here are some of the fundamentals.
15 Rules to Live By:
Brian Kropp is Co-Chair of the Membership Committee within Ignite Young Professionals. Brian has been in the financial industry since 2013, and with Pacific Advisors since 2014. His runaway passions include personal development and taekwondo, in which he holds the rank of 5th degree black belt and is the Regional Chief of Trainee Instruction for the United World Taekwondo Association.
Brian Kropp, CA Insurance License #0I43683, Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. Pacific Advisors LLC is not an affiliate or subsidiary of Guardian. Insurance products offered through One Pacific Financial & Insurance Solutions LLC, DBA of Pacific Advisors LLC. Guardian, its subsidiaries, agents, and employees do not provide tax, legal, or accounting advice. Consult your tax, legal, or accounting professional regarding your individual situation.
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