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John Long

John Long

World Financial Group/Transamerica

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John's work combines: Education, Entrepreneurship, and Helping People

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Day In The Life


I help educate families on how money works by sharing information with them.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Chandler High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Secondary Education and Teaching

    Arizona State University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Personal Financial Advisors:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Secondary Education and Teaching

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Completed a degree at a major university gave me insight on the importance of education.

  • 2.

    Put my degree to use in public education proved the need to share useful information w/ others.

  • 3.

    Worked various jobs along the way exposed me to the diversity of people I could reach out to.

  • 4.

    Had a trusted friend which was essential to being introduced to my current career.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Society in general:

    Are you sure you want to take the risk and chance failure? You should do something more reliable and dependable.

  • How I responded:

    The key is positive mental programming (affirmations). Reading good books EVERY DAY. Watching good videos and listening to good books/music. NO tv. NO useless media. Hanging around purely positive and productive people at all times.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • Didn't start out with that much of it. Found a way to do what I needed to do to attend the events where I could learn how to grow and stretch myself and enhance my capabilities. The notes from those events are the secret sauce.