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Lifetime Financial Strategies (A 21st Century Financial Planning Process) With Cary Cowan

A lot of times people are afraid to discuss their finances since it requires you to open up your entire life and become vulnerable for the vision you wish to create for the future.

In this episode of the SimplyAdvised podcast we talk with Cary Cowan, chairman and CEO of Cowan Financial Group, about his intriguing book that teaches clients and financial professionals a philosophical and relationship-based approach to financial planning that is unlike any other.

Cary Cowan discusses: 

  • The ideology and meaning behind his book 
  • How the book helps clients prepare for their personal and financial visions
  • How to maintain and build honest long-term relationships with clients
  • The six steps to financial planning
  •  And more


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About Our Guest: 

Cary Cowan is a certified financial planner, although he wants to be known as a life planner and is the CEO of Cowan Financial Group. In 1970, he began his career in the insurance industry, and in 1979, he founded his own firm, expanding his practise to encompass financial and retirement planning, business planning, and investments.

He believes that a true financial professional listens to clients and prospects and understands what they are saying. “You have to be empathetic to your client’s needs and not your own pocketbook.” Cary believes in forming long term relationships and not just clientele. It is his philosophy that propelled him to write this book to help others understand more than just numeric fundamentals of financial planning. 

The Advantages of Working With an Independent Advisor With Francesco Coccimiglio

Independent advisors are overcoming industry challenges to better assist Canadians! 

In this SimplyAdvised Podcast, Francesco Coccimiglio, an independent advisor and portfolio manager at Hampton Securities Limited, discusses the advantages of working with an independent advisor, the different facets that clients look for and his holistic approach to financial planning.  

Francesco Coccimiglio discusses: 

  • What wealth management looks like in canada
  • Why empowerment and education is a critical component when dealing with clients 
  • Why he decided to become an independent advisor 
  • The advantages of working with an independent advisor
  • The cruciality of his planning process
  • And more

Connect With Francesco Coccimiglio: 

About Our Guest: 

Francesco Coccimiglio is the vice president, investment advisor and portfolio manager for Hampton Securities Limited and has dedicated the past 13 years to putting his clients in control of their financial future through creative- wealth building strategies. He is a firm believer in placing clients’ interests first while also educating them on critical financial matters, which he does by stripping wealth management of the baffling jargon and persistent noise typically associated with his industry. 

Francesco lives in Toronto with his wife and 2 children. He is an avid cyclist and has a passion for travel to all the deep corners of the globe. He is currently the President of the Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma.