Carolyn McClanahan, M.D., CFP®, is a physician and financial planner. She is the founder of Life Planning Partners Inc., a comprehensive fee-only financial planning company.
In addition to working in her financial life planning practice, Dr. McClanahan provides education to financial planners and health care professionals on the interplay between health and financial issues, particularly regarding insurability, aging issues, end of life, health care costs, and health care reform. She writes about the intersection of money and medicine for Forbes, CNBC, and Advisor Perspectives.
Dr. McClanahan is a member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (Napfa) the Financial Planning Association (FPA), and the American Academy of Family Physicians. She was named a Woman to Watch and an Innovator by Investment News. She is quoted regularly in numerous publications and has also appeared on CNBC, Hardball, AC360, and NPR.