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The Eckerline Wealth Management Group

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The Eckerline Wealth Management Group

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Wealth Management

We believe the most influential factor in successful wealth management isn't share price, dividend growth or even investment selection. Rather, it's your life, your family, your aspirations and your needs. These are the true drivers of the work we do, the basis of the strategies we build with you, and it is against these strategies that we measure our success.
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Strategies to help you meet your financial objectives

There's something to be said for experience, particularly the depth and breadth of experience of The Eckerline Wealth Management Group. Individuals, families, businesses and foundations turn to us for insight and carefully considered recommendations about growing and preserving their wealth. Many clients have relied on us for 30 years, from one generation to the next.

We believe clients appreciate our sound advice and exceptional level of service as we work together to develop and execute wealth management strategies built to help meet their short- and long-term financial goals.

We understand that wealth management is unique for every client

We believe the most influential factors in successful wealth management aren't share price, dividend growth or even investment selection. Rather, it's your life, your family, your aspirations and your needs. These are the basis of the strategies I build with you, and it is against these strategies that we measure our success.

When an investment strategy is designed and recommended for your consideration, it comes only after rigorous investigation, vetting and scrutiny. We believe you deserve superior service, and we work tirelessly to earn your trust.

A wealth management process designed to deliver intelligent portfolio diversification and adaptability

The Eckerline Wealth Management Group gives you full access to Merrill's wealth of tools. Using them with you, I'll learn about your assets and liabilities. I'll help you prioritize your financial goals and objectives, then place them in the context of your timeline, liquidity needs and personal tolerance for risk. The end result: a wealth management strategy that is designed to help you move forward with confidence.

Investments are considered with your objectives in mind and are recommended only if I feel they have a place in your overall strategy. I will work with you to reexamine your wealth management strategy whenever you need me to—and find fresh solutions that help to meet your new requirements.

Capabilities

Our process is designed to help deliver a customized, consistent experience to assist clients not only in wealth accumulation and preservation, but in areas that go beyond investments. Our ability to provide access to the investment insights of Merrill, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America Private Bank, and the banking convenience and lending solutions of Bank of America offers a way to help clients manage all of the pieces of their financial lives. We view ourselves as a financial resource, helping clients with potential solutions for transferring wealth to the younger generation.

Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America Private Bank, a division of Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation (“BofA Corp.”).

Recognition

Merrill is proud of our advisors who’ve received recognition from financial industry publications or directly from Bank of America Corporation. We believe they are setting the standard for exemplary client service.

The Eckerline Wealth Management Group

Meet the Team

Supported by the global resources of Merrill, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.

Additional Resources

The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.

Dennis Frantsve

Dennis Frantsve

Alternative Investments Regional Specialist

Bank of America, N.A.

Trent Lorenzen

Trent Lorenzen

Wealth Management Lending Officer

Bank of America, N.A.

NMLS #681407

Joseph McCullough

Joseph McCullough

Trust Specialist

Bank of America, N.A.

Past Events

The New Retirement: Will You Be Ready?

March 18th, 2021|2:00 PM EST

Featured Speakers and Panelists

· Andy Sieg (Host), President of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

· Ken Dychtwald (Keynote), Age Wave co-founder

· Lorna Sabbia, Head of Retirement and Personal Wealth Solutions

· Chris Hyzy, Chief Investment Officer

· Surya Kolluri, Managing Director, Retirement Thought Leadership


Discussion topics will include

· What emerging trends may mean when planning for retirement

· Retiring earlier than expected — or working longer remotely

· Medical advances driving increased longevity or quality of life in retirement

· Investment strategies and other steps pre-retirees can take now to adapt to new realities

    Your Financial Approach

    We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America Private Bank, and the banking convenience of Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.

    FAMILY
    Taking care of your family and other people in your life
    • Trust & Estate Planning Services4
    • Education Funding1
    • Insurance3
    HEALTH
    Planning for healthcare expenses now and in the future
    • Long-term Care Insurance3
    • Health Savings Account2
    • Disability Insurance3
    HOME
    Upsizing, downsizing, remodeling or buying a vacation home
    • Home Loans2
    • Home Equity Lines of Credit2
    • Securities-Based Lending2
    • Credit Cards2
    WORK
    Working in retirement, selling or starting a business
    • Bank of America Business Banking2
    • Exchange Funds1
    • Concentrated Stock Management1
    • Succession Planning1
    LEISURE
    Spending your free time in meaningful ways
    • Credit Cards2
    • Securities-Based Lending2
    • Structured Lending2
    GIVING
    Volunteering, mentoring others and giving to charities
    • Donor-Advised Funds4
    • Private Foundations4
    • Charitable Trusts4
    FINANCE
    Using your finances to bring it all together
    • Merrill Investment Accounts1
    • Investment Advisory Accounts1
    • Alternative Investments1
    • Exchange-Traded Funds1
    • Mutual Funds1
    • Closed-end Funds1
    • Fixed Income Products1
    • Options1
    • Annuities3
    • Impact Portfolios1
    • Market-Linked Investments1
    • Securities-Based Lending2
    • Margin1
    • Home Loans2
    • Bank of America Checking and Savings Accounts2
    • Credit Cards2
    • Online Account Access1,2

    1 Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
    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.

    Staying on Track

    We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial approach, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.



    Reviews to help you
    stay on track

    We’ll meet with you to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We’ll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial approach to help you stay on course.



      Changes in your life
      and to your goals

      Your life and goals change. As these changes occur, we can update your approach to reflect them.

      #DigitalMerrill

      MyMerrill is your online destination for access to your financial information, secure communications, and a robust offering of tools and capabilities.

      Your advisor is a click away within our site or mobile apps

      You can manage account security with our customizable security capabilities such as touch ID, one time passcode, and other security features

      Access to your complete financial life is available with My Financial Picture, Merrill’s asset aggregation tool

        Let’s Have a Conversation

        Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, together we can help you create a financial approach that reflects your personality. Only then can we offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the advice you need to help you address fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.

        Why Merrill?

        As Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors, we will sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment approach to address your needs and pursue your goals.


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        We put you first, every day.
        Learn more about the dedicated one-on-one relationship you can have with a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor.

        Personalized advice from a dedicated financial advisor.

        We get to know you and your family, your financial situation and what matters most to you.

        Adjusting your investment approach as your life and the markets change.

        We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.

        A comprehensive approach, built around your life’s priorities.

        Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, together we will design an approach that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.