Fee-only financial planning and investment management services to improve your financial outlook now and in the future. Next Play Financial utilizes innovative planning software to see all your accounts in one place.


Retirement Planning

Retirement planning shouldn’t start at retirement; it should start well before. We take a long-term view of your financial wellbeing to help create a life after work that is as well-planned as your life while working.

Financial Planning

Whether it’s owning your own home, funding your children’s education, or creating a stress-free retirement, a financial plan is considered vital in working towards your goals. We use a consultative approach to create a financial plan that aims to meet your objectives.

Investment Management

Through developing a personalized investment strategy, diversification, and avoiding short-term distractions, we aim to help create and preserve your wealth so you reach your financial goals.

Women in Financial Transition

Women have unique challenges when it comes to planning their retirement. The good news is that we tend to live longer. The bad news is that it takes more money and puts more pressure on our retirement accounts to pay for that long life.

 How Can Melanie Brophy, CFP®, Owner Of Next Play Financial Help You



Next Play Financial is a fee-only financial planning firm. We’ve signed a fiduciary oath to act in the best interest of our clients. We eliminate conflicts of interest by not selling financial products of any kind.


No Account Minimums

Many financial advisors require a minimum account value before they will work with a client making it difficult to receive financial advice without investment management. Next Play Financial aims to bring financial planning to those seeking advice with or without assets to manage.



Fees shouldn’t be kept in the dark or hard to understand when paying for financial advice. Our pricing is transparent and we are upfront about what you will pay when you work with us. 



Melanie Brophy, CFP®

Certified Financial Planner™

P: 703-858-4578
E: melanie@nextplayfinancial.com

Melanie Brophy is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and sworn fiduciary, which means Melanie upholds a fiduciary oath to always work in her client’s best interests. With financial services experience dating back to 2001, Melanie’s personal experiences have made her passionate about working with couples and independent women.

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