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Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador and host, to speaking at the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning’s Diversity Summit, Luis uses his platform to help spread financial literacy via media outreach as well as encourage younger and diverse planners to join and thrive in the industry. He is the host of the “On My Way to Wealth” podcast, co-founder of the BlatinX (BLX) Internship Program and LatinXcellence – an initiative that seeks to bring awareness to and help close the wealth gap in the LatinX community. Luis was named one of InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 in 2019 and Financial Advisor Magazine’s 10 Young Advisors to Watch, as well as Investopedia Top 100 Financial Advisors in 2020.

Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador and host, to speaking at the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning’s Diversity Summit, Luis uses his platform to help spread financial literacy via media outreach as well as encourage younger and diverse planners to join and thrive in the industry. He is the host of the “On My Way to Wealth” podcast, co-founder of the BlatinX (BLX) Internship Program and LatinXcellence – an initiative that seeks to bring awareness to and help close the wealth gap in the LatinX community. Luis was named one of InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 in 2019 and Financial Advisor Magazine’s 10 Young Advisors to Watch, as well as Investopedia Top 100 Financial Advisors in 2020.

Location:

United States

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Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador and host, to speaking at the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning’s Diversity Summit, Luis uses his platform to help spread financial literacy via media outreach as well as encourage younger and diverse planners to join and thrive in the industry. He is the host of the “On My Way to Wealth” podcast, co-founder of the BlatinX (BLX) Internship Program and LatinXcellence – an initiative that seeks to bring awareness to and help close the wealth gap in the LatinX community. Luis was named one of InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 in 2019 and Financial Advisor Magazine’s 10 Young Advisors to Watch, as well as Investopedia Top 100 Financial Advisors in 2020.

Language:

English

Contact:

646.397.6292


Episodes

064: So the Economy is Reopening. Now What?

4/14/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about the financial lessons learned from the pandemic and how we can use those lessons to build a better financial future. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador/host, and being a...

Duration:00:17:18

063: Married Filing Joint or Separate on My Taxes, Which is Best?

4/7/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about the pros and cons of filing a joint or a separate return when you are married. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador/host, and being a CFP Board Ambassador, Luis uses his...

Duration:00:15:29

062: Embracing Failure to Achieve Success

3/31/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about the lessons to learn from failure, and how you can embrace it in order to achieve success. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador/host, and being a CFP Board Ambassador, Luis...

Duration:00:25:10

061: Financial Empowerment for Women

3/24/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about the things that put women at a disadvantage financially and how women can take charge of their financial future. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador/host, and being a CFP...

Duration:00:14:15

060: Understanding the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

3/17/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about the major benefits included in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and how they affect individuals and families. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador/host, and being a CFP...

Duration:00:17:41

059: Tax Savings Strategies for the Self-Employed

3/10/2021
In this episode, Luis speaks with Carter Cofield, C.P.A., P.F.S. Carter is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs save money on taxes. He's spent years learning the best tax savings strategies so that he can teach them to entrepreneurs and business owners everywhere. He’s also the owner of Cofield’s Concepts which is a financial literacy website teaching people how to make more money, pay less taxes, and be their own boss! Check out his website and...

Duration:00:37:43

058: How Successful People Use the Power of “No”

3/3/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about the power of saying “no” and how successful people use it as a differentiator. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador/host, and being a CFP Board Ambassador, Luis uses his...

Duration:00:21:41

057: Know Better & Do Better in Your Life & Finances

2/24/2021
In this episode, Luis speaks with Chloe Moore, CFP® & Lauryn Williams, CFP®. Chloe & Lauryn are both financial planners who host a podcast, own their own independent wealth management firms, and are influencers in the financial planning profession. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to...

Duration:00:48:32

056: Balancing Your Life & Finances

2/17/2021
In this episode, Luis talks to Dasarte Yarnway & Emlen-Miles Mattingly. Dasarte & Emlen are both financial planners who host podcasts, own their own independent wealth management firms, and are influencers in the financial planning profession. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work...

Duration:00:46:36

055: Understanding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

2/10/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form, why you want to complete it, and how the process works. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador and host, to...

Duration:00:18:02

054: 4 Tips for Parents to Prepare for the Arrival of a New Baby

2/3/2021
In this episode, Luis shares four tips for expectant parents to strengthen their finances while waiting for their newest addition. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador and host, to speaking at the CFP Board...

Duration:00:13:29

053: Why More Money Doesn’t Necessarily Mean More Happiness

1/27/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about why making more money won’t necessarily make you happier, and things you can do to increase your happiness on your way to wealth. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador and...

Duration:00:12:55

052: How To Fill Out The New IRS W-4 Tax Withholding Form

1/20/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about the new IRS W-4 Tax Withholding Form and why you want to make sure you review yours at least once per year. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador and host, to speaking at the...

Duration:00:15:05

051: Understanding Your Taxes

1/13/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about some tax basics in order to understand how taxes work and help you minimize your taxable income. Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. From participating as an FPA NexGen ambassador and host, to speaking at the CFP Board...

Duration:00:19:26

050: Set It But Don’t Forget It

1/6/2021
In this episode, Luis talks about how to be intentional with your financial goals for the new year and how to best set yourself up in order to achieve your goals. Luis came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City, he noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. He founded Build a Better Financial Future LLC and is the host of the On My Way to Wealth podcast. Luis was named...

Duration:00:25:57

049: New Year’s Resolutions – Think Big, Act Small!

12/30/2020
In this episode, Luis talks about how to set yourself up for success when setting up your New Year’s Resolutions. Luis came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City, he noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. He founded Build a Better Financial Future LLC and is the host of the On My Way to Wealth podcast. Luis was named one of Investment News 40 Under 40 in 2019 and...

Duration:00:14:44

048: The BLX Internship – The Way Forward!

12/16/2020
In this episode, Luis introduces the BLX Internship Program. Founded by Chloe Moore, CFP®, Shawn Tydlaska, CFP®, Emlen Miles-Mattingly, and Luis F. Rosa, CFP® EA, the BLX Internship Program’s goal is to provide opportunities for at least 100 aspiring Black and LatinX financial planners to obtain a paid internship with a fee-only financial planning firm in the summer of 2021. We believe this is the way forward for the future of the financial planning profession. Notes: In this episode,...

Duration:00:28:16

047: What is the Best Place to Put My Emergency Savings?

12/9/2020
In this episode, Luis speaks about the importance of having an emergency savings fund, and the best place to put it. Luis came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City, he noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. He founded Build a Better Financial Future LLC and is the host of the On My Way to Wealth podcast. Luis was named one of Investment News 40 Under 40 in 2019 and...

Duration:00:16:19

046 Smart Year-End Planning Strategies 2020

12/2/2020
In this episode, Luis speaks about things to consider before the year ends in order to set yourself up for a successful New Year and beyond. Luis came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City, he noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. He founded Build a Better Financial Future LLC and is the host of the On My Way to Wealth podcast. Luis was named one of Investment News...

Duration:00:16:30

045 How To Own Your Adversity & Act On Your Biggest Dreams

11/25/2020
In this episode, Luis speaks with Cady North, CFP®. Cady North is an author, podcast host, speaker, investment advisor and the founder of North Financial Advisors. After 5 years owning her own financial planning business, Cady realized a common theme among many clients and prospects is that we all can name big dreams we have for ourselves, but very few of us are actually living them. We often find ourselves burned out and wondering what’s next. We easily move on to the next thing rather than...

Duration:00:26:07