In this episode of #TheConfidencePodcastwe’re chatting about:
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JAMIE PATRICK HOPKINS IS THE CO-DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK LIFE CENTER FOR RETIREMENT INCOME AND A PROFESSOR IN THE RETIREMENT INCOME PROGRAM AT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF FINANCIAL SERVICES.
Jamie is a regular contributor for Forbes and InvestmentNews on Retirement Income Planning. He is also a RetireMentor for MarketWatch and has been published in dozens of journals regarding tax law and retirement income planning.
Jamie has an extensive background in educational development, research, and writing. He has developed educational materials for The American College’s CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, and RICP® programs. Professor Hopkins has also developed CE programs for attorneys and is an active legal writer. He has done consulting projects for a number of Fortune 500 companies. Jamie is also a highly sought after speaker, having done hundreds of webinars and speeches for the financial services
Professor Hopkins grew up in Baltimore, Maryland where he attended Loyola Blakefield High School and swam on NBAC. He later attended Davidson College in North Carolina. At Davidson, he swam Division I and was voted Captain of the Men’s Swimming Team and received the Unsung Hero award.
After College he attended Villanova Law School where he graduated Cum Laude and was awarded the Leonard Levin Memorial Award for excelling in Decedents, Estates, & Trusts. After law school, he obtained his MBA at Villanova School of Business and graduated with Beta Gamma Sigma Honors. He also obtained his LL.M. in Taxation from Temple University Beasley School of Law. Professor Hopkins also holds the prestigious CLU®, RICP®, and ChFC®designations from The American College. Mr. Hopkins also sits on ReverseVision’s Board of Directors.
In recognition of his impact on the financial services industry, he was selected by InvestmentNews as one of the top 40 financial service professionals under the age of 40. Additionally, he was selected by The American Bar Association as one of the top 40 young attorneys in the country. Professor Hopkins was also named as a Lawyer of Distinction in 2017 and was elected into the prestigious role as an American Bar Foundation Fellow. Jamie has won numerous awards for his articles and writing. He is an editor for the Midwest Law Journal and was listed as a “Mover & Shaker” in the reverse mortgage industry. Jamie has also been featured on WSJ podcats, NPR radio, Fox radio, and on TV multiple times for NBC10 Philadelphia, PBS, and USAToday.
REWIREMENT: Rewiring the Way You Think About Retirement!
I’ve recently found your podcasts while I was at a bit of a low point. I’ve been on an “up and up” journey for almost 2 years now, beating depression and finding the gym and yoga and physical activity as a way to cope with stress. I moved across the country almost 4 months ago and in those 4 months I joined a company that focuses 110% on personal development and growth and have become dedicated to learning the ins and outs of confidence and personal growth and all sorts of skills that link to my personal and work lives. Unfortunately, about a month ago I realized I was slipping into old views and thoughts and I was really down and I think it came mainly from focusing so entirely on growth in the company versus personal growth. I had stopped focusing on increasing my self esteem and confidence and so much on trying to be a better salesperson and when I wasn’t getting results, it just pushed my self esteem and confidence down. I am on a mission to become a manager before the end of November, which is a completely attainable goal, but my spurt of low self confidence and low self esteem could have tarnished that. It was at this point that I started looking for other inspiration and found your podcasts. I usually listen to one or two a day, after the gym and sometimes I’ll listen to ones that resonate with me a couple times over. I just wanted to say thank you for reminding me of some of the lessons I’ve learned and just needed to hear again and also for teaching me some new ones. At the moment, coaching and the college of confidence are out of my budget but I look forward to fitting it into the budget as soon as I can. Thanks again, have a fantastic Wednesday 😊