Podcast Episode 11: How to Get Where You Want to Be

by Financial Design Studio, Inc. / February 20, 2023
Jake Turner, Financial Planning Associate, & Michelle Smalenberger, CFP
Jake Turner, Financial Planning Associate. & Michelle Smalenberger, CFP

Where do you want to be with your finances? Do you have what it takes to get there? Sometimes you might not even recognize what your true goal is, much less how to achieve it. In this episode, Jake and Michelle take a high level view of how goals work, how to reach them, and how this applies to your personal finances.

Behind the Designs Ep 11 : How to Get Where You Want to Be

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Key Moments

3:01 – How do New Year’s resolutions get us where we want to be?

5:02 – What role does planning actually play?

9:08 – Do you know your why?

11:40 – How do you find clarity?

14:38 – How do you find clarity for your money?

17:45 – Is clarity all you need?

21:30 – How does confidence help you?

23:55 – What does it look like to achieve your goals?

Links for This Episode

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Credits for Episode 11

Executive Producer : Anna Lewis

Host : Michelle Smalenberger, CFP

Guest : Jake Turner

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Financial Design Studio, Inc.

We are financial advisors in Deer Park and Barrington, IL. A team with a passion for helping others design a path to financial success — whatever success means for you. Each of our unique insights fit together to create broad expertise, complete roadmaps, and creative solutions. We have seen the power of having a financial plan, and adjusting that plan to life. The result? Freedom from worrying about the future so you can enjoy today.