When his father passed away suddenly, Dr. Travis Parry, then a financial advisor, fell into a workaholic trap, as he had to clean up the financial mess left behind. He’s since devoted his career to helping advisors not fall victim to the same traps.
When advisor Robert Schein’s father died, his mother was thrust into taking care of the finances, which she knew little about. The experience inspired him to launch an organization dedicated to helping women take control of their financial lives.
In her first year of building a wealth management firm, advisor Anne Marie Stonich was also caring for a newborn baby and struggling with her mother’s death. But the events have positively shaped her view on life and her work as an advisor.