Chloe Moran: Millennials, avocados and Financial Planning

Last year I read an article offering some advice to millennials from a millionaire, “if you want to buy a house, stop buying avocado toast.” Thank you Tim Gurner. I don’t think I’ve ever had avocado toast and I am yet to be a homeowner. 

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Chloe Moran: The true value of CPD

What is CPD? According to the Personal Finance Society: “Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is activity undertaken to ensure members' skills and knowledge are up-to-date.”

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Chloe Moran: Networking in the Financial Planning industry

When I was growing up, my parents often told me: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”.

Although still in the early stages of my career, the people I have worked with, or met in the industry have been central to my development.

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Chloe Moran: Qualifications versus experience

On 31 December 2012, the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) was introduced. It made clear how much consumers pay for financial advice, what they pay for, and improved professional standards by introducing a new increased minimum level of qualification for all Financial Planners. The aim was to professionalise the industry and I believe this was a good place to start in improving the reputation of the industry.

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