Five years ago, my wife’s niece and her 1 ½ year old son came to live with us in Connecticut from Washington state. This was brought about by the child’s birth and the inability of the baby’s father to accept his … Continue reading
About Phil Cioppa
Phil Cioppa is the Managing Principal and Chief Investment Officer of Arbol Financial Strategies, LLC (www.arbolfinancialstrategies.com), located in Norwalk, CT, Harrisburg, PA and Manhattan, NY. With over 10 years in financial service experience, he has served as a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor and has distinguished himself among his peers as a top advisor at Thrivent Financial for Lutherans prior to co-founding Arbol Financial Strategies. Phil brings a proprietary and unique client- centered approach and a sense of humor to his work as a financial advisor. He is very passionate about his work with clients and as Chief Investment Officer, he specializes in asset management strategies, insurance planning and taxation issues.
Prior to starting his journey in financial services, Phil pursued his passion for religious studies with a Bachelor of Arts from State University of New York at Albany, Masters of Divinity at St. Bernard’s Institute in Rochester and his Doctor of Ministry from Graduate Theological Foundation in Mishawaka, Indiana. Phil served as a Roman Catholic Priest for 18 ½ years, leaving active ministry in excellent standing to pursue his new passage.
Phil is soon to be seen as a financial guest expert on “The Brian Tracy Show” featured on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX, as well as being named as a “Trendsetter in the New Economy” by USA Today. He is currently co-authoring a book with Brian Tracy, as well as another book with Jack Canfield, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul, which will be launched next year at The National Academy of Best Selling Authors in Hollywood. He also is set to host his own radio show on WGCH 1490 AM in Greenwich, CT. He has appeared as a guest financial t expert on WGN (Chicago), KPDQ-FM (Portland, OR), The Lars Larson Show and The Leslie Marshall Show.
Phil is also co-authoring a suspense fiction novel and screenplay with Johnny Blue Star of Palm Desert, CA entitled “The Resurrected” dealing with the intrigue of the Catholic Church and Near Death Experience.
Phil is married to a wonderful wife, Janie, and lives in Danbury, CT with Janie, his niece Amanda and great-nephew Edrien.
Books by Phil Cioppa
Posts by Phil Cioppa
When we speak of grief and loss, we think in terms of people, places, events and tragedies. Yet, there are other losses that are present in our lives that occur on a more corporate level. At times, these losses are … Continue reading →
A few years after the death of our son Adam, Linda and I made the decision to move from our little three-bedroom home and into a townhouse. We were depleted of energy, straining daily to understand and cope with our … Continue reading →
To this day, I still do not know why I did it. I was serving as a Roman Catholic Priest then, and fell very ill the night of a wedding rehearsal. The religious sister with whom I worked offered to … Continue reading →