College Planning: Jason Fial and J.D. Wyczalek | Wilde Wealth Wednesdays - Valley Business Radio

Episode 100

Published on:

2nd Dec 2020

College Planning with Jason Fial and J.D. Wyczalek | Wilde Wealth Wednesdays

Wilde Wealth Wednesdays on Valley Business Radio are powered by the team at Wilde Wealth Management Group, an award-winning independent financial advisory firm that provides comprehensive retirement, investment, real estate, insurance, legal and tax planning services, all under one roof.

On today's show, Jason Fial with Wilde Wealth Management Group and J.D. Wyczalek with talk about planning for college--and how to pay for it.

Jason Fial is an Investment Advisor Representative with Wilde Wealth Management Group, where he specializes in wealth management, retirement income planning and asset protection planning. Jason has more than 15 years of experience in the industry. Prior to Wilde, he served in a similar role at Country Financial where he earned accolades as a three-time "Million Dollar Round Table" qualifier.

J.D. Wyczalek founded in 2007 after working in the IT department at Chaparral High School for several years. During that time, he found himself doing far more there than dealing with computers. He quickly became a sounding board for talented teens still trying to nail down what they wanted to do after high school. By 2007, Wyczalek was a father three times over himself and researching all of the effective, efficient ways to help teens – and his own children – navigate the “what are you going to be when you grow up” conversation that happens in all of our heads, not to mention in conversation with friends and family by middle school.  

As a result, was born. J.D.'s mission is to help teens and even pre-teens to determine what they might want to study after high school; potential traditional and nontraditional career paths; colleges and universities they should consider; and how to best position themselves for not only acceptance into the schools of their choice, but scholarships and grants available to them at each. Over the past 13 years was has helped an estimated 4,000 students – primarily from across Arizona but the occasional students from other states or even abroad as well – not only earn their way into school, but earn anywhere from $10,000 to $250,000 in scholarships per student along the way.

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Dr. Adrian McIntyre is a social scientist, storytelling strategist, and internationally recognized authority on effective communication. His on-air experience began in 1978 at the age of five as a co-host of "The Happy Day Express," the longest-running children's radio program in California history. Adrian earned his PhD in cultural anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was a Fulbright scholar and National Science Foundation research fellow. He spent nearly a decade in the Middle East and Africa as a researcher, journalist, and media spokesperson for two of the largest humanitarian relief agencies in the world. Today he advises and trains entrepreneurs, executives, and corporate teams on high-performance communication, the power of storytelling, and how to leverage digital media to build a personal leadership brand.