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- Education Funding1
Peter D. Baumstark, CFP®, CRPC®
Wealth Management Advisor
Since 1990, Peter has been providing financial and wealth management advice and services to individuals, affluent families, and businesses. His focus is portfolio asset allocation, investment management, as well as retirement and wealth planning. For business clients, Peter provides advice in the areas of cash management and employer retirement plans.
Peter begins the wealth management process by thoroughly discussing each client’s goals and expectations. Equipped with this knowledge, he can help clients set targeted objectives that are flexible enough to adapt to their changing needs.
Peter understands that each family and business owner has unique circumstances requiring individualized attention. He works closely with his clients’ other trusted advisors including attorneys and accountants to address his clients' tax, trust, philanthropic and estate issues--including wealth transfer strategies--to truly be an essential resource.
Peter is a CFP® certificant, a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., and he holds the CRPC® (Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM) designation awarded by the College for Financial Planning. He attended California State University, Fresno.
*Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S. *CRPC® and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning.*
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2 Banking, mortgage and home equity products offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3 Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
4 Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America Private Bank.
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We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.