Media + Interviews

Chip is featured regularly in print + online articles
and podcast + video interviews.

Chip speaks on the following topics and more:

  • Why “old school retirement” is broken. 

  • Why there’s no one way to do retirement and how to design a retirement unique to only your situation.

  • The two biggest concerns for people considering retirement right now. 

  • The “million-dollar” question: with the recent, rapid decline in the stock market, will I still be able to retire?

  • How to change the way we look at work so we can live better, happier lives NOW.  

Print Features:

chip munn, business insider

originally posted on businessinsider.com

Retirement seems much scarier now than it did in the past, and a financial adviser can pinpoint why

"The scariest day of most adults' lives is the day that they have their last earned paycheck clear the bank because that's kind of the moment of truth, and that's when you find out whether or not you really have done the things that you need to do because there's not any more earned income coming in," says Munn, who is also the author of the new book "The Retirement Remix."...

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chip munn, hr.com

originally posted on hr.com

Bending The Curve: Coronavirus And Your Retirement

It’s not a new term, particularly for people who are familiar with government efforts to reform programs like social security. In many cases, “bending the curve” refers to slowing down the rapid occurrence of something – when it comes to the Coronavirus, it’s the rapid growth in new cases. In the case of retirement programs, bending the curve means decreasing the number of new people who are enrolling or participating at any one time. ...

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chip munn, onwallstreet

originally posted on onwallstreet

How this team grew to $800M from $280M in 14 months

"This is kind of like a medically induced coma," Chip Munn, financial adviser and CEO of Signature Wealth Strategies, a South Carolina-based advisory firm, told Business Insider. The economy, Munn says, has been metaphorically put to sleep as we attempt to battle the illness. "The question mark will be how it comes back when we begin the process of waking it back up," says Munn, whose new book "The Retirement Remix"...

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chip munn, creditcards.com

originally posted on creditcards.com

Yours, mine and ours: How and when to share credit card rewards

“Trouble comes when you have a large number of points available, but you both want to use them for different things,” says Chip Munn, a managing partner Signature Wealth Strategies, in Florence, South Carolina. “Rather than focus on what you want individually, I recommend couples look at their bigger picture priorities. The points should be used on something they both want.”...

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chip munn_business insider

originally posted on businessinsider.com

The 2 scariest parts of retiring have been made even worse by the coronavirus outbreak

"This is kind of like a medically induced coma," Chip Munn, financial adviser and CEO of Signature Wealth Strategies, a South Carolina-based advisory firm, told Business Insider. The economy, Munn says, has been metaphorically put to sleep as we attempt to battle the illness. "The question mark will be how it comes back when we begin the process of waking it back up," says Munn, whose new book "The Retirement Remix"...

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chip munn, onwallstreet

originally posted on onwallstreet

Top 10 Regional Advisors Under 40

Frank "Chip" Munn says the biggest obstacles he overcame when he entered the business were his youth and lack of background in finance. A graduate of Clemson University, Munn became an advisor when he was 23-years-old, after having spent a year as a middle school teacher. "I had to learn really quick," he says. Munn's interest in financial planning dated back to high school, when his grandfather, who owned a 1,600-acre farm, passed away....

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chip munn, wealthmanagement.com

originally posted on sigwealthpartners.com

Signature Wealth Group Makes WealthManagement.com’s 2019 Thrive List Of Fastest-Growing Advisors

The average revenue growth of Thrive Advisors is three times that of the overall industry. “Over the past three years, we’ve worked to build an outstanding team and it’s really rewarding to see their hard work get recognized. More importantly, we’re excited about the various ways this growth has allowed us to continue to enhance the services available to our clients.” said Chip Munn, CEO of Signature Wealth Group.....

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chip munn, scnow

originally posted on scnow.com

Financial Advisers Say Emotions a Factor in Investing

The financial crisis of 2008 affected the entire investment banking industry, the automobile industry and government. Chip Munn, a partner at Hiliard Lyons in Florence, said that many times people’s emotional state about the market and the market cycle are at odds with each other. “After the big declines people said, ‘why didn’t I do something different or be more conservative?’ ” Munn said. “Most importantly, some said, ‘If I ever get my money back, next time I’ll do it different.’ The next time is here.”....

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chip munn, forbes

originally posted on forbes.com

Freelancers Are The Answer To A Slow Hiring Process

This approach gives entrepreneurs access to top talent without the large salary or lengthy search. Chip Munn, a financial advisor in South Carolina, owns a small financial advisory company. Since this industry is competitive, he leverages freelancers around the world to fill design, project management, and social media needs. As a result, he maintains a strategic advantage in his area....

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Podcast Features:

chip munn, kitces.com

originally posted on kitces.com

Growing An Advisory Firm By Pairing Young Advisors To Acquired Books Of Business From Retiring Advisors

What’s unique about Chip, though, is the way that he’s grown the firm, with an acquisition strategy focused on buying books of business from advisors who are retiring and leaving the industry, and then handing them off to younger advisors who can service the clients, and using the credibility and experience of the firm and its team to help clients get comfortable with the transition to their new young advisor....

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chip munn, diamond-consultants.com

originally posted on diamond-consultants.com

4X Growth in 3 Years: A Regional Breakaway Success Story

Ultimately, what everyone wants to know: What steps they took to accelerate asset growth by 4X. Chip had a desire to build a bridge for other advisors looking to join an independent firm—and that he did, resulting in a business with phenomenal growth. It’s a genuine success story which reminds us that in a greatly expanded landscape, there is more than one path to independence. ...

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chip munn, becomingreferable

originally posted on becomingreferable.com

Chip Munn on Finding Success by Helping Coach Clients Through This Difficult Time

One of the things that we’ve had a good experience with this week in taking our operation completely virtual is that, yeah, having multiple offices, we’ve had to experiment and figure out things like the technology component, how to develop a virtual culture, and to work with… I’m a big believer in Dan Sullivan and Strategic Coach’s concept of unique ability. ...

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Why “old school retirement” is broken. Why there’s no one way to do retirement and how to design a retirement unique to only your situation. The two biggest concerns for people considering retirement right now. The “million-dollar” question: with the recent, rapid decline in the stock market, will I still be able to retire? How to change the way we look at work so we can live better, happier lives NOW.