• What do you like to do outside of your business?

    When Melanie is not helping clients, she enjoys traveling with her husband and daughter. Their travels often include some combination of water activities, sunsets, scenic views, sporting events, golf, and culture.
  • Where are you located and where do we meet?

    Melanie maintains a virtual office in Ashburn, VA, a suburb of Washington, DC. However, she enjoys working with clients from all over the country. Client meetings take place virtually by phone and/or video conference or in Leesburg, VA.
  • What is the advantage of working with a fee-only financial planner?

    Fee-only means NPF is only compensated through financial planning fees or investment management fees. NPF does not accept commissions, referral fees, or kickbacks from other sources. Because NPF is paid the same no matter what is recommended, you can be confident you recieve objective advice that is aligned with your interests.
  • Does Next Play Financial act as a fiduciary?

    Yes, Melanie Brophy is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and Next Play Financial Solutions, LLC is a Registered Investment Advisor. Under the standards of both, Melanie is bound to act as a Fiduciary.
  • Who do you work with?

    Next Play Financial focuses on working with couples and independent woman. However, Melanie will work with anyone that is proactive about getting their financial life in order so they may reduce stress, grow wealth, and live a full life all at the same time (including independent men).