Welcome to The Financial Planner Life Podcast. We cover an intimate and honest account of what it’s really like to work in the financial planning industry. Our guests share their stories of success, failures and learnings, as well as what to expect from a career in the industry! We host guests at various stages in their careers, as well as multiple roles to ensure that our audience has a variety each week. Financial planners, business owners, paraplanners and back-office staff all have their own story to share, and The Financial Planner podcast is a platform for them to talk about their personal and professional journey. The podcast covers a multitude of topics, from mindset and motivation, health and wellbeing all the way to diversity and inclusion. We approach each episode with the idea that it is going to educate and spark a conversation within the industry with topics that may not be openly discussed. So, if you are thinking of becoming a financial adviser, or you’re curious about learning more about this brilliant sector, we urge you to give the podcast a listen. The Host: Sam Oakes is the host of The Financial Planner Life Podcast. He currently sits as Director at Recruit UK, who since 2008 has been supporting leading national and global financial planning firms in finding the best talent. Prior to his career in recruitment, Sam has always had a passion for financial services and has been in the industry for over 15 years. He sees himself as a partner to the industry and wants to contribute useful resources such as this podcast to educate those further who are seeking advice and help about how to push their careers forward in this amazing industry.