GRANVILLE – He’s a veteran monetary advisor. He’s additionally a fan of Henry David Thoreau and his ebook, Walden – which, by the best way, was first revealed in 1854. In reality, Josh Dandurand likes Thoreau and his ebook a lot he named his new Granville agency Walden Monetary.
“There are concepts within the ebook,” he defined, “which have caught with me and impressed me, significantly his ideas on discovering which means and dwelling life intentionally. That concept alone has modified the best way I strategy nearly all the pieces.”
“I ask myself ‘Why?’ much more than I used to,” Dandurand continued. “And I attempt to be very intentional and clear with understanding my motivations earlier than taking any actions. These concepts are integral to the planning work I get pleasure from doing with purchasers, as a result of I really feel like a whole lot of us simply type of drift. We do ‘what we’re alleged to do’ with out ever stopping to suppose ‘Why?’”
“The method of questioning,” he summed, “is the place the worth is.”
Dandurand, 37, grew up in Reynoldsburg, graduated from Bishop Hartley Excessive College in 2001, then Otterbein College with a level in psychology.
“I by no means dreamed of being any type of businessman, truly,” he recalled. “I both needed to be an expert baseball participant or work in development like my dad. He’s labored in development his whole profession in varied mission administration roles, and I liked going to the job websites to see the progress of his work. There was one thing interesting in regards to the tangibility of a development mission and the gratification of seeing the work accomplished that I used to be drawn to.”
However, he added, “My very own actuality prompted me to turn out to be excited by private finance.”
“I’ve all the time been extra within the behavioral facet of economic planning,” he defined, “however after we began our household, I had to determine how one can make all the numbers work (by 28, we have been a single earnings household with two youngsters below 2). So I began listening to Dave Ramsey on the radio. I actually preferred Dave’s easy, simple strategy and I finally used a few of his money circulate administration strategies.”
“That was type of my introduction to monetary planning,” he famous. “I needed to spend my profession serving to folks by means of life’s challenges. I created Walden Monetary to satisfy that want. I needed to create a singular monetary advisory expertise for my purchasers, one which I might be drawn to if I used to be on the lookout for an advisor.”
In accordance with shopper Trent Beers, he did.
“Josh merely listened to my targets,” recalled Beers, “and devised a plan I used to be comfy with to achieve them. He’s laid-back and pleasant. And when it’s felt just like the world is falling aside, Josh has been a stage head, reaching out and calmly giving sound recommendation that has saved me on monitor.”
“I’ve nice purchasers,” Dandurand responded. “That permits me to focus my vitality on working in direction of our mission: To counterpoint our purchasers’ lives by inspiring them to stay with intention and objective. That’s the work that comes from the center.”
“I truthfully really feel like I’ve all the pieces I may ever need,” he concluded. “Good well being, a spouse that’s additionally my finest buddy, three wholesome kind-hearted youngsters, an exquisite neighborhood and a enterprise striving to assist folks stay out their finest lives. How may or not it’s any higher?”
Walden Monetary is positioned at 2455 Outdated Columbus Rd. in Granville. For extra info, name 614-517-1687 or go online www.walden-financial.com.
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