Category Archives: Become A Financial Advisor

Episode 4 – From the Dugout — With John Valentin

Athletes and financial advisors, what do they have in common?

In this episode of Become a Financial Advisor Podcast, Mike Salvatore introduces Northeast Financial’s newest member, retired MLB player and coach John Valentin. Mike and John join forces to discuss why the financial-advisor career is ideal for former athletes. You will also learn how John and his team help former athletes transition smoothly into their new profession. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How John worked his way into the MLB 
  • Why he chose to work with Northeast Financial Network 
  • John’s philosophy on coaching and managing while facing adversity
  • What traits financial advisors and athletes share
  • Why John is adamant about talking to college athletes about having a plan B
  • And more!

Tune in to find out how you can hit a home run by becoming a financial advisor!


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Episode 3 – In the Trenches With Our Advisors — With Chris Dapolito

For many of our advisors, financial services was never in their professional plan. They either didn’t picture themselves as financial professionals or didn’t think it was in the cards. 

In this episode of Become a Financial Advisor Podcast, Mike Salvatore sits down with Chris Dapolito, a professional at Northeast Financial Network, who was a football coach before he became an advisor. Together, they get right into the trenches of the day-to-day experience at our office.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Chris uses his past employment experiences to his advantage
  • What Chris thinks it is about Northeast Financial Network that makes the company so successful
  • How Northeast Financial Network eases the transition into a career in financial services
  • How to market yourself as a financial professional in this day and age
  • Why coaching is a priority for Northeast Financial Network
  • And more!

Tune in to get into the trenches with financial professional Chris Dapolito!

Resources:  Northeast Financial Network

Episode 2 – So You Want to Change Careers?

So you’re considering a career change. Have you considered becoming a financial advisor?

In this episode of Become a Financial Advisor Podcast, Mike Salvatore walks you through the recruiting stages at Northeast Financial Network and how they go about bringing new advisors onto the team. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The first steps to consider when looking at changing careers
  • What sets Northeast Financial Network apart from other companies
  • Why Northeast prioritizes their advisor-to-advisor mentorship program 
  • The most appealing parts of becoming a financial advisor
  • Common misconceptions about the financial industry
  • And more!

Tune in today to hear the recruitment process at Northeast Financial Network!

Resources:  Northeast Financial Network 

Episode 1 – Meet Mike Salvatore, Managing Partner of Northeast Financial Network

Northeast Financial Network consists of a network of financial representatives that offer unique finance solutions to business owners, professionals, and families across the U.S. 

In this inaugural episode of the Become a Financial Advisor Podcast, you will meet managing partner and general agent Mike Salvatore and find out how he became involved in financial advising as a career.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What makes Northeast Financial Network unique
  • Who works for Northeast Financial Network and what their roles are
  • Who Mike is as a financial advisor — and as a human being
  • Mike’s mantra for life and business
  • And more!

Tune into the debut episode of Become a Financial Advisor Podcast to learn about Mike Salvatore!

Resources: Northeast Financial Network