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– Kate Healy, Managing Director, Generation Next, TD Ameritrade Institutional
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The financial planning profession has changed substantially since I joined almost 20 years ago. While these changes have been mostly for the better, we are still struggling with the hiring and training of new financial planners. I see it every day as CEO of New Planner Recruiting, each semester as an adjunct faculty member at...