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Vice President, Wealth Planning,
Erin Wood grew up in blue-collar Iowa with parents who taught her education and hard work were the keys to success. Taking this to heart, she began her career as a financial adviser right after college, sold a successful financial planning firm in her early 30s and then transitioned to developing financial planners across the country.
Erin graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 2002 with a B.S. in Communications and Finance. She holds a Certified Financial Planner designation, as well as Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation. She received her M.S. in Financial Psychology and Behavioral Finance from Creighton University.
When she's not at the office, you may not be able to find her. She might be traveling with her husband and her two kids to explore new cultures. She and her husband are SCUBA certified and enjoy underwater adventures on the Virgin Islands, Hawaii, St. Maarteen and several other places. Or she may be home practicing her kickboxing skills.
Sometimes, at certain points in an economic wave, we see a frenzy of unwise financial behavior. Overconfidence, underconfidence, neighbor envy, media overload, all add to a lack of wisdom. How do you keep your head about you?
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