Ep #220: Building a Firm from Scratch - The Career of Ryan Bayonnet

September 11, 2019

Episode 220

Today I've got XYPN member and founder of Hyland Financial Planning, Ryan Bayonnet, on the show to share his experience moving into owning his own practice. Having had his firm up and running for about two years now, Ryan opens up about the major hurdles he's faced and his victories along the way.

Listen in as he shares what it means to him to build a lifestyle practice, as well as why it's so important to be willing to evolve in order to grow and be effective in your work. You'll get some great insight on taking the CFP® exam, gaining clients, outsourcing, and more.

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What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • How Ryan was introduced to the field of financial planning.
  • Why he decided he wanted a lifestyle practice.
  • The status of his new practice and the road he took to get there.
  • How he got clients and launched his business.
  • The value and drawbacks of internships.
  • How Ryan found paraplanning positions with other advisors.
  • The fee structures he uses and how they have changed.
  • How he structures meetings and planning for clients.
  • What he does to position his plans in a unique way.

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