Paragon Planners – Scheduling/Admin Work at Home

Paragon Planners

Paragon Planners Review and Details

Paragon Planners was first established in 2002. Since that time it has cultivated an outstanding reputation for providing financial advice and financial wholesaling. They do a great job of creating financial management solutions that are customized for each client’s unique needs. Clients hire Paragon Planners to help with:

• Scheduling & Appointment Setting
• Admin/Operations Support
• Event Planning
• Marketing

Although the company doesn’t always have openings, from time to time, they do put out a call for freelance contractors who are interested in working from home. There’s not really much information available about the exact type of work Paragon Planners expects their freelance contractors to do. I’m guessing it depends on what new clients they’ve acquired and what parts of their business could use some additional help. I’ve heard reports that in some cases you’re assigned specific clients who provide you with a list of tasks they need completed, making the job title a virtual assistant. (See my post, Virtual Assistant Jobs – Where To Find Them for more work at home VA type jobs.)

Payments from Paragon Planners

Considering how difficult it was to find out what type of work Paragon Planners has lined up for its freelance contractors, I was surprised to be able to find information about their payments. My research indicates that when freelancers first get accepted into the company they can expect to make approximately $12 an hour. Though some people have reported making as much as $14 an hour. It’s my understanding that the company pays once a month and that the payments have always been very reliable.

The Down Side

The big reason I’ve been hesitant to apply to work for Paragon Planners is because they do want their freelance contractors to commit to a fixed schedule. This is something that is difficult to do when you’re not sure if they’re going to work out as a major source of income. I have heard that when freelancers start out, they don’t generally get more than a handful, about 10, hours of work a week. Someone has told me that the hours pick up once the company is confident that the work submitted will be high quality and that contractors can meet deadlines.

Final Thoughts on Paragon Planners

As far as I can tell, Paragon Planners is a legit source of income and since I haven’t heard any complaints about them. I have to assume they do a good job taking care of their freelancers. My advice is that if you hear they’re hiring and you have room in your work schedule or are looking to break free of a current client, you should send your resume to the email that’s provided on the official website.

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  1. Kelly Land says:

    Thank you so much for the update on Paragon Planners!!

  2. I am a regional scheduler with Paragon Planners. (2020-been w/ them 1 yr) They are an awesome company to work for. They no longer use independent or freelance contractors. We are all employees. Which is hard to find online. Just a correction: they do NOT give financial advice nor are they financial planners. They are a marketing, event coordinators and scheduling for financial advisors/sales people that travel a territory and we are to call to get meetings for these advisors. Paragon is very flexible and understanding. I have to work at home as my husband became disabled 6 years ago and I cannot leave him alone. You can work as much or as little as you desire. You can decrease workload or increase workload as desired. The cons: takes sometimes up 6 wks to start training and working regularly (trust me its worth it!). And you only get paid once a month. As of 2020 they are hiring

  3. Pamela Hardwick says:

    Thank you so much for the good advice you give. I love following what you do. I am looking for online work with not
    a lot of experience. I’m thinking proofreading or typing. I love to read and love to type even though I’m kinda slow. I also think transcription would be interesting. Taking some classes on udemy now.

  4. I would really love to find legit online work.

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