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Human-centric Investing Podcast
Can 20 minutes change your business?
Our newly reimagined Human-centric Investing Podcast features 20-minute conversations with inspiring thought leaders from inside and outside the financial industry.
Every other week, take just 20 minutes to get ideas that could transform your client relationships, and your business.
Listen or subscribe on iTunes, Google, or Spotify, and watch the video version on YouTube.
89: How to Incorporate 401(k) Planning Into Your Current Book of Business
January 26, 2023 – (24:27)
There's often overlooked opportunity for retirement-plan business in a financial professional’s existing book. Rick Unser, partner and managing director at Creative Planning, shares ideas on how to use existing client relationships to prospect in the 401(k) world.
Rick Unser is not affiliated with Hartford Funds
88: How Financial Professionals Can Find New Wealth in Family Owned Businesses
January 12, 2023 – (24:27)
When it comes to client acquisition, family-owned businesses offer opportunities for new wealth. Dave Specht shares his expertise on navigating these complex relationships and tips for financial professionals to tap into this market.
David Specht is not affiliated with Hartford Funds
87: A Look Back at 2022
December 15, 2022 – (24:38)
John and Julie take a look back at this past year and highlight a few memorable episodes from 2022. Thank you for listening to the Human-centric Investing Podcast and we’ll see you in 2023!
86: How Client Workshops Can Transform Your Longevity Planning Business
December 1, 2022 – (24:38)
Financial professionals can find out exactly what their clients want by offering and facilitating client workshops. Jonathan Ainsley, CEO of InvestInU shares how this very unique learning experience is the key to transforming your longevity-planning advice.
Jonathan Ainsley is not affiliated with Hartford Funds
85: How the Family Unit is Redefining Your Client Relationships
November 17, 2022 – (23:48)
Family wealth management has the ability to redefine your client relationships. David Specht, Director of the Global Family Business Institute at the Drucker School of Management, shares his insights on why serving families opens the door to knowing the “wealth creator”—and who’s most important to them—on a deeper level.
84: Reflections on a Wild Year for Fixed Income
November 3, 2022 – (47:55)
Although the word “unprecedented” is overused, there’s no other word to describe what fixed-income investors have experienced this year. Managing Director at Wellington Management and Fixed-Income Strategist for Hartford Funds, Amar Reganti, shares his thoughts on the past year and where fixed-income goes from here.
83: How to Implement Longevity Planning Into Your Practice
October 20, 2022 – (26:14)
It’s not easy to shift your mindset on the type of advice you offer clients. Jonathan Ainsley, CEO of InvestInU discusses how financial professionals need to be intentional when transforming into a longevity planning practice.
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John D. Diehl
Senior Vice President, Applied Insights, Hartford Funds
John Diehl is senior vice president of Applied Insights at Hartford Funds. In his current position, John and his team are responsible for engaging and educating both financial professionals and their clients about current and emerging opportunities in the financial-services marketplace.
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Vice President, Applied Insights, Hartford Funds
With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Julie believes that financial professionals sit in the industry’s most difficult seat. As a registered corporate coach, she has extensive experience in coaching financial professionals and their teams, to help them not just create a vision for their practice but also achieve it.
John Diehl is a registered representative of Hartford Funds Distributors, LLC.
Julie L. Genjac is a registered representative of Hartford Funds Distributors, LLC.
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