About Scott

Scott Spann is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional, financial coach, educator, researcher, and author who believes that everyone should have access to unbiased financial guidance

Financial Wellness

How do you measure your financial health? Authentic financial wellness is the key to financial freedom.

Base Camp

Financial knowledge is a core component of financial wellness.

Resources for Planners

The Planner Resource Library includes relevant links and tools to aid other planners who are committed to helping others.

Financial Wellness Blogs

Scott writes about the integration of life and money. This site also includes contributions from other personal finance experts.

Featured Financial Wellness Projects

Applied financial wellness research is needed to advance the financial planning profession. The LifeSpan Financial Wellness Planner page highlights projects that Scott is passionate about.

Latest Blog News

Are Your Money Beliefs Holding You Back?

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Have you ever stopped to take inventory of how you arrived at your current financial state of affairs? I don’t mean simply thinking about how you ended up in your career, what your net worth is or how much money you make. I’m referring to your early lessons about money that you picked up either […]

Jan 7,2019No Comments

5 Retirement Questions You Must Address As Soon As Possible

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When do you plan on retiring? I often ask others this question during financial wellness workshops, webinars, and coaching sessions. Most people have at least a ballpark idea of when they would like to achieve a state of financial freedom where they will be able to stop working or transition to another season of life. […]

Dec 30,2018No Comments

7 Financial Steps To Take Before The Year Is Over

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It’s safe to say that you will start to hear a lot of talk about New Year’s resolutions over the course of the next few weeks. Since money and wealth are integrated into many aspects of the life journey, it isn’t too surprising that financial resolutions are generally near the top of those well-intentioned “to […]

Dec 23,2018No Comments