Charlie is the Founder and CEO of CG Financial Group, a financial services company that serves consumers as well as financial professionals. Charlie also owns and operates The Retirement Academy, which is an online resource to help financial professionals in running successful practices.
Charlie is recognized throughout the industry as one of the foremost thought leaders and subject matter experts on retirement planning, life insurance, long-term care planning, leadership, storyselling, and behavioral finance. He is also an industry keynote speaker conducting 100-150 speeches per year. He has spoken at the MDRT Top of the Table as well as other large forums and has also appeared on TheStreet.com and AM Best TV.
Gipple has vast leadership experience in the insurance industry as he has been an executive of various insurance companies and large Independent Marketing Organizations. With over two decades of experience, Charlie is unique in his broad knowledge across the life insurance, LTC, annuities, and securities businesses. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa, is FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licensed and also holds the CLU® and ChFC® designations.
And now Charlie has taken his lifetime of learnings and incorporated those learnings into “The Retirement Academy”, a premier education system for insurance agents, registered reps, and broker dealers.