Ryan H. Law

Client Communication Expert

CFP®, AFC®

Salt Lake City, Utah

Ryan H. Law

Client Communication Expert

CFP®, AFC®

Salt Lake City, Utah

Ryan Law is the Director of the Utah Valley University (UVU) Money Success Center. He is an award-winning educator who teaches the Financial Counseling courses as part of the Personal Financial Planning program at UVU. Ryan is a Certified Financial Planner™professional (CFP®) and an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®).

Ryan is the author of the book “Student Loan Planning” and co-editor of the book “Financial Counseling.” He lives in Utah with his wife and children.

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Speech Topics

Communication Skills: Seek First to Understand (CFP & AFC CEU Eligible)

Financial planners are seeking to build successful relationships with their clients, and this can only be done by listening well or seeking first to understand. Ryan will discuss the importance of seeking first to understand and will share practical tips for putting the principles into practice.

Communication Skills: Then Be Understood (CFP & AFC CEU Eligible)

This topic is best as a follow-up to “Seek First to Understand.” It is critical for financial professionals to be able to express their thoughts and opinions clearly and in a way that will inspire their clients to follow through. In this presentation, Ryan will share the latest research about how to best communicate your ideas with clients and share actionable steps for putting the principles into practice.

The Science of Helping People Change

The most fundamental thing we do as financial advisors is to inspire our clients to make positive changes in their lives. In this presentation, Ryan will discuss the research about Stages of Change, the neuroscience about change, and habit work. Ryan will then discuss a model for change that includes mindset shift, desire, and making a plan that clients will actually implement.

Helping Clients Overcome Money Anxiety

Money consistently tops the list of sources of stress for Americans Money is also the leading cause of stress in relationships. In this presentation, Ryan will discuss money anxiety and methods financial advisors can utilize to help their clients overcome money anxiety through education, the physical office environment, money mindfulness, and communication skills.

Financial Intelligence – How to Help Clients Make Smart, Responsible, Values-Based Decisions (AFC CEU Eligible)

Helping clients make smart, responsible, values-based decisions with and about money is one of a financial advisor’s most important jobs, but clients are dealing with emotions around money that make those decisions challenging. Bad choices and behavior cause clients to lose out on investment returns and ignore sound financial counseling advice. In this session, attendees will examine the connections between habits, neuroscience, psychology, and financial counseling, and how financial counselors can use the latest research in these areas to help clients make better decisions.

Student Loan Essentials (CFP & AFC CEU Eligible)

“Selecting the right student loan repayment plan will have a greater impact on many of your clients than selecting the right strategies for Social Security.” – XYPN co-founder Alan Moore. Almost 45 million people in America have outstanding student loan debt, and borrowers owe an average of more than $32,000. Next to a mortgage, student loans are likely to be a client’s largest liability. In this presentation, financial advisors will learn about the types of loans and repayment plans and how to advise their clients who have student loans.

Testimonials

His warmth, depth of knowledge, and educational approach are a unique and impactful combination. Ryan’s sessions are always standing room only and you leave feeling energized, with applications to your personal and professional life!

Rebecca Wiggins
Former AFCPE Executive Director

Ryan Law gets my unreserved endorsement as an excellent, engaging, and experienced speaker. He holds the audience from beginning to end and uses amazing tech tools to enhance the presentation. If you can only hire one speaker for your event—it should be Ryan Law.

Ellie Kay
Accredited Speaker Host of The Money Millhouse Podcast

Testimonials

His warmth, depth of knowledge, and educational approach are a unique and impactful combination. Ryan’s sessions are always standing room only and you leave feeling energized, with applications to your personal and professional life!

Rebecca Wiggins
Former AFCPE Executive Director

Ryan Law gets my unreserved endorsement as an excellent, engaging, and experienced speaker. He holds the audience from beginning to end and uses amazing tech tools to enhance the presentation. If you can only hire one speaker for your event—it should be Ryan Law.

Ellie Kay
 Accredited Speaker Host of The Money Millhouse Podcast

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