Green Financial Planning Business

Green Financial Planning Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: July 4th, 2024

A green financial planning business involves helping clients align their financial goals with their values, including environmental and social responsibility.

The financial planning business can involve various services, such as investment advice, budgeting, and retirement planning, focusing on sustainable and responsible options. To start a green financial planning business, you must be licensed as a financial planner and obtain additional certifications, such as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.

You will also need to establish a business structure, obtain necessary licenses or permits, and set up a system for managing client relationships. To operate your business, you must market your services to potential clients, build a network of referral sources, and stay up-to-date on the latest trends and developments in sustainable investing and financial planning.

In this list, you'll find real-world green financial planning business success stories and very profitable examples of starting a green financial planning business that makes money.

1. Third Eye Advisors ($120K/year)

Arthur Robertson, the founder of Third Eye Advisors, was inspired to start his investment advisory firm after realizing the lack of financial education and literacy among millennials and Gen X. Coming from a background in finance and with a passion for managing and investing money, he saw the opportunity to provide customized financial planning and investment solutions to millennial business owners in the tech and cannabis industries. Within three months of starting the firm, Robertson was able to recoup his initial start-up costs of $10,000-$15,000 from serving clients.

How much money it makes: $120K/year
How much did it cost to start: $13K
How many people on the team: 3


How I Started A $10K/Month Financial Planning And Investment Management Company

Third Eye Advisors is a boutique Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) providing customized financial planning and investment solutions to millennial business owners, founded by Arthur Robertson with start-up costs of approximately $10,000 to $15,000, recouping those costs within three months of serving clients, while the team is currently expanding and looking for Financial Advisors to come on board in Q4 2020.

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