Four years ago he studied and passed exams to sell health and life insurance. He won “Rookie of the Year” at the agency for having the most sales his first year. “It opened my eyes as to how to properly prepare for life. I didn’t want to be 55 and not have anything saved.” That company, Clear Strategy Retirement Group, is one his fishing sponsors.
Pipkens married his wife, Melanie, a year and half ago and still has his paint company. “I had no problem struggling to save money when I was single, but never wanted a family member to struggle because of me.”