Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®

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Q&A with Rianka

Why did you decide to become a CFP® pro?

I decided to become a CFP® pro because it was the next step in showing my commitment and dedication to being a financial planner. To hold this designation, one must complete and commit to the four E’s – Education, Examination, Experience, and Ethics.

What part of being a CFP® pro most surprised you?

Clients are looking for professionals who are committed to their craft of financial planning. The CFP® certification helps you stand out from the masses of those who call themselves a financial planner or advisor. Clients are looking for professionals who are committed to their craft of financial planning.

What’s the most rewarding part of being a CFP® pro?

The most rewarding part of being a CFP® pro is belonging to a community of professionals who are working toward educating and providing sound advice to clients.

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Rianka’s Bio

Rianka R. Dorsainvil is the Founder and President of Your Greatest Contribution (YGC), a virtual comprehensive financial planning firm dedicated to serving entrepreneurs and professionals in their 20s, 30s and 40s. As a CFP® pro, Rianka approaches financial planning with a strong emphasis on financial education and provides business owners, individuals and families with the tools to make informed financial decisions.

A strong advocate for young professionals, she served as 2016 National President of Financial Planning Association’s NexGen community, where she focused on the cultivation of the next generation of financial planners. She also currently sits on CNBC’s Financial Advisors Council, volunteers annually with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, and co-founded a mentorship program for women in financial planning at her alma mater, Virginia Tech.