Jul 12, 2022
Mark Colgan is a founding partner of Montage Wealth Management, a financial planning firm focused on creating strategies for saving and spending. With over 29 years of experience as a certified financial planner, Mark is passionate about orchestrating financial plans that help clients live a fulfilled life. Before founding Montage Wealth Management, Mark served as an investment consultant for McDonald Investments. Mark graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance.
Mark joins us today to discuss how financial planners and advisors help bereaved clients navigate difficult times. He details his journey to becoming a financial advisor and explains how business acquisitions and referrals from satisfied clients grew Mark’s firm. He describes why he’s passionate about helping bereaved clients take the next steps in their financial and personal lives. Mark also explains why death can be a difficult topic—even for financial professionals—and offers advice on how advisors can communicate to their grieving clients.
“The topic of death is a mystery to us financial planners as it is to others. Still, you can help clients avoid some missteps or uncover some opportunities they hadn’t even known about.” - Mark Colgan
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