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Dan Lash discusses asset managers for InvestmentNews

Dan Lash discusses asset managers for InvestmentNews

Rose Price shares her insights on 401(k) vs. Life Insurance for MoneyGeek

Rose Price shares her insights on 401(k) vs. Life Insurance for MoneyGeek

Dan Lash discusses advisor designations in InvestmentNews

Dan Lash discusses advisor designations in InvestmentNews

Investment News - 2024 Best Place to Work for Financial Advisors

Investment News - 2024 Best Place to Work for Financial Advisors

VLP Financial Advisors was named a 2024 Best Place to Work for Financial Advisors. When we Live Greater, we help you Live Greater!

Disclosures: 2023 Best Places to Work for a Financial Advisor Award Presented by Investment News is nomination based and recognizes standout employers in the financial advice industry.  These firms, ranging from small practices with fewer than 20 people to large companies with hundreds, invest in creating a work atmosphere and culture that attracts the best employees.  The annual list of top firms is compiled by Best Companies Group through online employee and employer surveys.  The collected information is combined to determine the strengths of each of the firms that voluntarily participate in the program and each workplace is ranked on this data.  Listing in this publication and/or award is not a guarantee of future investment success.  This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client.  No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.


Washingtonian Magazine - 2024 Top Financial Advisors

Washingtonian Magazine - 2024 Top Financial Advisors

Bruce Vaughn, Dan Lash, Rose Price, Chris Mellone and Sarah Avila were recently named Top Financial Advisors in Washingtonian Magazine's January 2024 issue.  Read their profiles at the links below.


Disclosures: Washingtonian: Bruce, Dan, Rose, Chris and Sarah Won This Award In 2024. The Washingtonian Top Financial Adviser is awarded to individuals who are nominated and surveyed by their industry peers as being the best in their field. The advisors select are those who received the most recommendations from their peers. Portfolio performance is not a factor. Financial professionals do not pay a fee to be included.  Listing in this publication is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. There is no fee to be included. Listing in this publication is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.


Financial Planning Association (FPA) NCA - 2024 Emerging Leader

Financial Planning Association (FPA) NCA - 2024 Emerging Leader

Andrew Fincher CFP®, AIF® was recently named FPA NCA's Emerging Leader for 2024.  This award highlights Andrew's contributions to the NextGen community of advisors. 

2024 Emerging Leader Award - awarded by the Financial Planning Association the recipient is required to be a current member with criteria of planner with 3-5 years’ experience, contributing to the NextGen group, participant at the local FPA NCA chapter, community/charitable work and promoting financial planning profession. This award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.

Dan Lash Featured in GMU Alumni Newsletter for Work in Financial Planning and Wealth Management (FPWM) Program 

Dan Lash Featured in GMU Alumni Newsletter for Work in Financial Planning and Wealth Management (FPWM) Program 

Arlington Magazine - 2024 Spotlight of VLP Financial Advisors

Arlington Magazine - 2024 Spotlight of VLP Financial Advisors

Investment News - Top Financial Professional in the US - Hot List 2023

Investment News - Top Financial Professional in the US - Hot List 2023

Dan Lash CFP®, AIF® was recently featured in Investment News's December 2023 issue as a top financial professional in the US.  This national list features 100 professionals whose contributions have helped shape the wealth management industry over the past 12 months.

Disclosure: Investment News invited wealth professionals from across the country to nominate their most exceptional leaders for the Hot List. Investment News narrowed the list down to 100 whose contributions have helped shape the wealth industry and who support underserved groups and the next generation of wealth professionals over the past 12 months. Listing in this publication and/or award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.

Northern Virginia Magazine - Top Financial Professionals

Northern Virginia Magazine - Top Financial Professionals

Bruce Vaughn, Dan Lash, Rose Price, Chris Mellone and Sarah Avila were recently named Top Financial Professionals in Northern Virginia Magazine's September 2023 issue.  Read their profiles at the links below.

Disclosures: Northern Virginia Magazine: Bruce, Dan, Rose, Chris and Sarah each won this award in 2023. Methodology: To compile the Top Financial Professionals listing, the magazine sent surveys to all Northern Virginia financial professionals, asking them to recommend other financial professionals whom they would refer to friends and family. Those on the listing received the most nominations. Although some Top Financial Professionals winners choose to advertise in the magazine, they cannot pay to be included on the list. Portfolio performance is not a factor. Financial professionals do not pay a fee to be included. Listing in this publication is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.

DC Magazine - 2023 Dynamic Woman

DC Magazine - 2023 Dynamic Woman

Rose Price CFP®,  AIF®  was recently featured in DC Magazine's September 2023 issue as a 2023 Dynamic Woman.  This feature highlights Washingtonians who continue to turn heads professionally and stylistically. 

Washingtonian - Outstanding Women

Washingtonian - Outstanding Women

Rose Price CFP®, AIF®, Sarah Avila CFP®, CDFA®, Elizabeth Williams and Cindy Alexander were featured in Washingtonian's May 2023 issue highlighting outstanding women in business.  

Disclosures: The Washingtonian Top Financial Adviser is awarded to individuals who are nominated and surveyed by their industry peers as being the best in their field. The advisors select are those who received the most recommendations from their peers. Portfolio performance is not a factor. Financial professionals do not pay a fee to be included. Listing in this publication is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.

Washingtonian - Top Wealth Advisor Hall of Fame

Washingtonian - Top Wealth Advisor Hall of Fame

Bruce and Dan were recently included on Washingtonian’s list of hall of fame wealth advisers for our region. In addition to this list, this magazine features our firm’s profile annually as a top financial planning firm in many issues. Read their profiles at the links below. 

Disclosures: Washingtonian: Bruce, Dan, and Rose Won This Award In 2022. The Washingtonian Top Financial Adviser is awarded to individuals who are nominated and surveyed by their industry peers as being the best in their field. The advisors select are those who received the most recommendations from their peers. Portfolio performance is not a factor. Financial professionals do not pay a fee to be included.  Listing in this publication is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. There is no fee to be included. Listing in this publication is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award. 

2023 Norma Severns Award for Leadership

2023 Norma Severns Award for Leadership

Rose was recently awarded the Norma Severns Award for leadership by the Financial Planning Association-National Capital Area Chapter. The FPA NCA chapter is one of the largest in the country. Rose is the former president and her leadership post pandemic for transitioning the chapter back to normality with in-person events was highlighted.

Disclosure: Norma Severns Award for Leadership - awarded by the Financial Planning Association the recipient is required to be a current member and the award is based on extraordinary efforts on behalf or for the benefit of the local or national FPA or predecessor Organizations, service performed within last 5 years, board work committee work, chapter administration, contribution to monthly meetings contribution to national retreats, and advancing the FPA's mission statement locally or nationally Financial Planning Practice Recognition. This award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.

    2022 Alumni Service Award from George Mason University

    2022 Alumni Service Award from George Mason University

    Dan recently received the 2022 Alumni Service award from his alma mater, George Mason University. This award was driven by him leading the founding of a CFP board certified financial planning program at the school. In less than 5 years, this program has grown to over 50 students and is thriving.


    Disclosure: George Mason University Alumni Association - Alumni Service award is based on service to the university and community, involvement in the life of George Mason University, professional, civic, educational, and/or honorary groups and special honors and recognition. This award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.

      Andrew Fincher Discusses Economic Concerns Heading into 4Q23

      Andrew Fincher Discusses Economic Concerns Heading into 4Q23

      Chris Mellone in Barron’s Discussing Target Date Portfolios

      Chris Mellone in Barron’s Discussing Target Date Portfolios

      Andrew Fincher Discusses a recent CFP Board Survey on Client Concerns

      Andrew Fincher Discusses a recent CFP Board Survey on Client Concerns

      Chris Mellone in CNBC's FA Playbook

      Chris Mellone in CNBC's FA Playbook


      Arlington Magazine Spotlight of VLP Financial Advisors

      Arlington Magazine Spotlight of VLP Financial Advisors

      Chris Mellone in Barron’s Feature: The Big Q

      Chris Mellone in Barron’s Feature: The Big Q

      Andrew Fincher Discusses Thoughts on the Fixed Income Markets on CNBC

      Andrew Fincher Discusses Thoughts on the Fixed Income Markets on CNBC

      Dan Lash Delivers Remarks at GMU Spring 2022 Graduation

      Dan Lash Delivers Remarks at GMU Spring 2022 Graduation

      2022 Planner of the Year Award

      2022 Planner of the Year Award

      Dan was awarded the Planner of the Year award by the Financial Planning Association-National Capital Area Chapter.

      See Details & Criteria | Financial Planning Associate Planner of the Year Award

      Disclosure: 2022 Planner of the Year - awarded by the Financial Planning Association the recipient is required to be a current member and the award is based on extraordinary efforts on behalf or for the benefit of the local or national FPA or predecessor Organizations, service performed within last 5 years, board work committee work, chapter administration, contribution to monthly meetings contribution to national retreats, and advancing the FPA's mission statement locally or nationally Financial Planning Practice Recognition. This award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.



      2022 Lifetime Achievement Award

      2022 Lifetime Achievement Award

      Bruce was awarded the Lifetime achievement award by the Financial Planning Association-National Capital Area Chapter. 

      See Details & Criteria | Financial Planning Association Lifetime Achievement Award

      Disclosure: 2022 Lifetime Achievement- awarded by the Financial Planning Association the recipient is required to be a current member and the award is based on extraordinary efforts on behalf or for the benefit of the local or national FPA or predecessor Organizations, service performed within last 5 years, board work committee work, chapter administration, contribution to monthly meetings contribution to national retreats, and advancing the FPA's mission statement locally or nationally Financial Planning Practice Recognition. This award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client. No compensation was provided directly or indirectly by the recipient for participation or in connection with obtaining or using the third-party rating or award.

      Chris Mellone on CNBC Discussing Retirement Planning

      Chris Mellone on CNBC Discussing Retirement Planning

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