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The Advisor Development Show is a digital mastermind network for the best financial professionals across the country. Join your host, Karl Hoover, as he interviews the brightest minds across the financial landscape every episode. Karl has been with Financial Independence Group for more than 20 years and is a senior vice president who enjoys leading advisors through the the worlds of marketing, practice management, product R&D and the various challenges financial professionals face trying to grow and maintain their practices. This show is all about sharing ideas and experiences to help you overcome obstacles and become a better financial professional. Contact: https://www.teamhoover.figmarketing.com/ or 800-527-1155 or teamhoover@figmarketing.com

Advisor Development Show with Karl Hoover Karl Hoover

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The Advisor Development Show is a digital mastermind network for the best financial professionals across the country. Join your host, Karl Hoover, as he interviews the brightest minds across the financial landscape every episode. Karl has been with Financial Independence Group for more than 20 years and is a senior vice president who enjoys leading advisors through the the worlds of marketing, practice management, product R&D and the various challenges financial professionals face trying to grow and maintain their practices. This show is all about sharing ideas and experiences to help you overcome obstacles and become a better financial professional. Contact: https://www.teamhoover.figmarketing.com/ or 800-527-1155 or teamhoover@figmarketing.com

    S4 E1: A Conversation with Carson Group’s Jamie Hopkins on Coaching, Goals, and His New Book

    S4 E1: A Conversation with Carson Group’s Jamie Hopkins on Coaching, Goals, and His New Book

    We’re kicking off season four of the podcast with a guest we’re excited to spend some time with. Jamie Hopkins ESQ., MBA, CFP®, LLM, CLU®, CHFC®, RICP® is the Managing Partner of Wealth Solutions at Carson Group as well as a writer, researcher and educator, and over his career he’s become a media go-to expert on retirement income planning and tax law.
     
    Here’s some of what you’ll learn from this episode:
    How his life changed at 8 years old when his dad died unexpectedly. (4:13) His experience with Carson Group and the role he’s taken on. (9:36) The philosophy of Carson Coaching and what they strive to provide advisors. (15:00) What the designations behind his name mean to him and the one designation he would recommend. (19:07) The qualities you should look for in a financial coach. (24:04) What the process for Carson Coaching looks like and what you can expect for each service level. (27:13) What his experience has been like hosting the Framework podcast and which guests he’s really enjoyed. (35:21) The details behind his new book, Find Your Freedom. (40:38) The life lesson Jamie wants to share today. (45:44)  
    ABOUT OUR GUEST: 
    https://www.jamiehopkins.com/
    https://www.carsongroup.com/framework/
    https://www.amazon.com/Find-Your-Freedom-Financial-Planning/dp/0857199846
     
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    • 48 min
    Tax Planning with the Power of Zero

    Tax Planning with the Power of Zero

    Over the past 20 years, David McKnight has helped put thousands of Americans on the road to a zero percent tax bracket and has received national recognition for his work.
    He mentors hundreds financial professionals across the country who specialize in the Power of Zero retirement approach, and if you’ve spent anytime in this industry, you’ve likely seen or heard him discuss this program he’s built.
    Today he joins the show to share his journey, explain his philosophy on taxes, and break down the trajectory our country is on in terms of tax rates.
    Here’s some of what you’ll learn from this episode:
    Why a speech from President Bill Clinton sparked his interest in debt and launched this journey. (3:32) David’s definition of the Power of Zero and what it means to him. (8:27) Why it’s so important to take advantage of the historically tax environment in and how you do that. (12:23) The role that life insurance plays in the Power of Zero plan.(17:32) Annuities have been a great tool for guaranteeing income in retirement but be careful not to make these mistakes.(25:13) How an advisor can get involved in his program if they’re interested. (35:55) The relationship FIG and POZ have shared through the years. (37:30) What’s the most important thing David thinks advisors should focus on. (39:06)  
    ABOUT OUR GUEST: https://www.powerofzero.com/
     
    MORE INFORMATION: https://advisordevelopmentshow.com/

    • 42 min
    The Authentic Story of Struggle and Success with Marques Ogden

    The Authentic Story of Struggle and Success with Marques Ogden

    You might know Marques Ogden as the football player who enjoyed a five-year NFL career, but he’s completely re-wired himself since leaving the league. Today, you’ll find Marques leaving his footprint all across the business world as an inspirational keynote speaker, podcast host, business coach and consultant, and best-selling author.
    We were able to catch up with him recently to pick his brain on some of the areas where he’s really excelled and hopefully glean a little wisdom along the way. Once you hear his journey and all of the lows he had to experience before reaching the highs, you’ll have a better appreciation for all he’s accomplished.
    Here are a few of the things you’ll learn on this show:
    His journey from a football player to successful businessman, which included a struggle with drugs and alcohol, a successful business taken down by his ego, and even a job as a custodian making $8.25/hour. (2:45) How self-absorption and putting too much energy into external factors lead to self-destruction. (10:09) Why he places such an emphasis on true collaboration and teamwork in his business and how he made diversity a priority. (15:39) What does being authentic mean to him and why is that so important in sales and marketing. (23:39)  
    Learn more about Marques Ogden and his current ventures: https://marquesogden.com/ 
     
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    • 34 min
    Staying Truly Independent with Co-Chief Executive Officer at FIG

    Staying Truly Independent with Co-Chief Executive Officer at FIG

    The Co-Chief Executive Office at Financial Independence Group joins us today to discuss his journey to a leadership role, how FIG gives advisors a competitive advantage and much more about the future of advising at FIG.
    Mike began his tenure at FIG in 2002 after graduating from UNC Chapel Hill. Starting in the trenches as an annuity consultant, he quickly developed a passion for helping advisors better serve their clients. With his team, Mike helps to drive the strategic vision that better equips our financial professionals to thrive in the financial industry.
     
    TIMESTAMPS:
    3:05 – Favorite TV show as a kid?
    7:03 – FIG is a family
    8:37 – What makes FIG different?
    9:54 – We are still small but successful
    12:38 – What is the future of the FMO and IMO Field?
    15:40 – Our growing tech team
    17:31 – Better serving our clients
    20:29 – The next 100 years
    23:55 – A life lesson
     
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    • 27 min
    Leadership Learned Through a Decorated Naval Career

    Leadership Learned Through a Decorated Naval Career

    Today we’re taking a break from the financial services industry and turning our attention to leadership. There aren’t many places where you’ll find better examples of this than our military, where officers are some of the best leaders in the world.
    Let us introduce you to Navy Commander Charlie Hoover. From Navy flight instructor to commanding officer, Hoover’s incredible journey is one to be celebrated and recorded, which we will do on this episode. Find out what it was like to land a jet on an aircraft carrier, what it took to be awarded high honors in the Navy, his two favorite flight stories, and lessons in leadership.
     
    TIMESTAMPS:
    1:41 – Welcome Charlie
    2:51 – Favorite fishing story
    4:21 – Journey to earning Navy wings  
    17:25 – Flight instructor in Penscola
    19:34 – First solo flight on aircraft carrier
    24:52 – Night landing
    27:40 – Becoming a great leader
    30:12 – Differences between props and jets
    33:43 – Winning the Naval Battle “E” Award
    37:55 – Two favorite flight stories
    43:02 – Hoover shares a life lesson
     
     
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    • 45 min
    Faith-Based Planning Strategies with Crystal Clear Finances

    Faith-Based Planning Strategies with Crystal Clear Finances

    Today we welcome the founder and CEO of Crystal Clear Finances to the show to share her passion for financial planning and education. Crystal and her business have a very unique way of constructing portfolios by using life insurance and faith-based investing, and that separates her from other professionals. Plus, you’ll get to learn more about how Crystal utilizes the Circle of Wealth system.
    Along with planning, Crystal Clear Finances has a clear and successful marketing strategy that we’ll discuss as well. If you want to get a better idea of how to move prospects through the sales funnel, you’ll want to listen to what Crystal has to say on the show.
     
    TIMESTAMPS:
    1:41 – Welcome in Crystal
    2:09 – Favorite running race memory
    5:09 – Her financial journey
    9:17 – How she leverages public events
    11:42 – Moving people through the sales funnel
    15:31 – A new strategy they’re using
    17:43 – How she views life insurance
    22:00 – Proper mixture of assets
    24:29 – Circle of Wealth system
    29:43 – Her Instagram show
    32:19 – What is Faith-Based Investing
    37:11 – The partnership with Crystal Clear
    41:37 – One life lesson
     
    ABOUT OUR GUEST: http://crystalclearfinances.com/crystal-langdon/ 
     
    MORE INFORMATION: https://advisordevelopmentshow.com/ 

    • 45 min

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