This Doctor Will Heal Your Portfolio

A physician turned financial planner says the coronavirus is an opportunity for you to tackle “fixable risks.”

Carolyn McClanahan began her career as a physician, working in private practice and as an emergency room doctor in Richmond, Va. She switched to financial planning after she and her husband were unable to find a planner that fit their needs. She enrolled in the certified financial planning program at the University of North Florida and founded Life Planning Partners in 2004.

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Rivan V. Stinson
Ex-staff writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Rivan joined Kiplinger on Leap Day 2016 as a reporter for Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. A Michigan native, she graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014 and from there freelanced as a local copy editor and proofreader, and served as a research assistant to a local Detroit journalist. Her work has been featured in the Ann Arbor Observer and Sage Business Researcher. She is currently assistant editor, personal finance at The Washington Post.