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A densely populated state like Delaware has different types of experienced & certified financial advisors such as fiduciary financial advisors and fee only financial planners making it challenging for you to choose the one that may perfectly meet your financial situation and needs. WiserAdvisor has pre-qualified and selected some of the top qualified financial advisors, independent certified financial planners, financial advisory firms & associations in Delaware and has listed them below with their details such as qualifications, service offerings, and other important information that you could use while searching for financial advisors to best suit your financial and investment goals. Please note that the list of financial advisors mentioned below does not include all vetted advisors as some have not been listed as per their request. They may be available when you use our free match tool to compare up-to 3 financial advisors if they match your specific requirements and preferences.

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List of Qualified Financial Advisors in Delaware
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Peter F. Gaertner, CFP, CDFA, MBA
Affinity Wealth Management, LLC
2961 Centerville Rd,
Wilmington, DE  19808
(302) 254-6121
Andrew Rosen
Diversified, LLC
2200 Concord Pike,
Wilmington, DE  19803
(302) 765-3500
David Levy, CFP®
Diversified, LLC
2200 Concord Pike,
Wilmington, DE  19803
(302) 765-3500
Chris Theis
Guardian Investments
28371 Dupont Boulevard,
Millsboro, DE  19966
(877) 712-8087

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Delaware

Qualifications CRD# 5715758
FirmCRD# 105840
Series 7, 63

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets


Office Location 2961 Centerville Rd,
Suite 310,
Wilmington,
DE 
19808
Phone Number (302) 2546121

Peter has been working in the financial services industry since 2008 and joined Affinity Wealth Management in 2013. He previously worked with Advisers as an Outside Portfolio Manager at J.P. Morgan Private Bank and later moved into a role as a Senior Client Service Associate. In this position, he was the primary point of contact for select Private Banking clients and helped facilitate an exceptional client experience across available banking and financial service products and services.  Peter, a native of Berlin, Germany, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® practitioner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and has active Life and Fixed Annuity/Variable Annuity insurance licenses. He has been an adjunct professor for Financial Planning at the Delaware State University where he taught Retirement Planning and Estate Planning. He has also instructed retirement readiness courses at the University of Delaware Lifelong Learning center along with multiple other community based financial literacy events that he led. He is an active member of the Financial Planning Association and the President of the Society for Financial Service Professionals in Delaware. He earned an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Banking from the Delaware State University, where he also served as the Football team's place kicker during his studies. He currently resides in North Wilmington with his wife, Erin, and their three children Ben, Cole and Sarah. During his free time, he enjoys golf, tennis, soccer, skiing and fantasy football.

About Affinity Wealth Management, LLC

Affinity Wealth Management is an independent, objective wealth management firm. We help clients create a life lived-full through exploring all the possibilities with their money. Our wealth management and investment management process is designed to create a lifetime of great experiences and memories. Since 1974, Affinity has helped clients create life experiences that match their personal and financial means. We believe anyone can create any life they want, and we help clients live the best life possible. We do it, by helping people live more fully. What makes us different is our disciplined process when it comes to helping our current and future clients: I will spend the first meeting completing our Discovery Meeting during which you will learn a lot about AWM and your potential advisor. At the same time, it allows for us to get to know you, your financial goals and hopes for the future to determine whether there could be a fit and we can add value to your situation. Be prepared to talk a lot and share professional and personal details with me! Once mutual interest has been confirmed, an investment plan meeting will be scheduled to review your current situation and come up with a financial strategy as recommend by a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER specialist going forward. Our goal is to make the sometimes overwhelming and complex process of full- service financial planning as simple as possible for our clients and offer a truly unmatched experience doing it.



Qualifications CRD# 4722997
FirmCRD# 123859
Series 6, 7, 63

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Office Location 2200 Concord Pike,
Suite 104,
Wilmington,
DE 
19803
Phone Number (302) 7653500

In March 2010, Andrew Rosen joined the Diversified team, bringing with him nine years of financial industry experience. In his role as Financial Planner Andrew forges lifelong relationships with clients. He coaches them through all stages of life and guides them to better achieve their life goals. Andrew, alongside the team at Diversified, consistently delivers high-level, concierge service to all clients. Andrew also writes extensively and has authored blogs, whitepapers and eBooks, all of which you can find in on our resources page. He has also been published in CNBC, Business Insider, Investopedia, IRIS, Fatherly, and Yahoo Finance. In 2003, Andrew graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS in Finance and a minor in Economics. He continued his industry education by obtaining his series 6, 7, and 63, along with property/casualty and health/life insurance licenses. In addition, Andrew received the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER" designation in 2006, the CEP in 2010, and has been named a Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager in Philadelphia and Delaware every year since 2010. Outside of Diversified, Andrews number one passion is spending time with his beautiful wife, Jessica, and his amazing children, Aviva, Isabella, and Emmet. Andrew resides in West Chester, Pennsylvania where he is a member of the DuPont Country Club. He is a high level squash player, a runner, and very average golfer.

About Diversified, LLC

Wealth is a good thing. Lifelong wealth is even better. At Diversified, our clients know that while life isnt without change and challenge, its how they manage it that makes all the difference. They also know that they need to surround themselves with people who truly care about them. As a local family business serving executives, professionals, and retirees in Delaware and Pennsylvania, we welcome the opportunity to be included in your circle of trusted advisors. We realize well need to earn it, and once we do, we promise to keep it.



Qualifications CRD# 5356917
FirmCRD# 123859
Series 7, 63, 65, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Office Location 2200 Concord Pike,
Suite 104,
Wilmington,
DE 
19803
Phone Number (302) 7653500

David joined the Diversified team in 2007. In David's role as Financial Planner, he focuses on comprehensive planning with clients to help them pursue their financial goals. Like all the planners at Diversified, David helps clients with a concierge approach to their plan, and works closely with other industry professionals to bring the clients financial plan to completion; all in an effort to give the client the best possible service and peace of mind. David graduated in 2007 from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Leadership, and continued his industry education by obtaining his series 7, 63, 65, health and life insurance licenses as well as the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER" designation. David has won the Five Star Wealth Advisor award in Philadelphia and Delaware every year since 2010 for his overall client satisfaction. Adding value to both the team and the clients, David is happy to be a part of the Diversified family. Outside of Diversified, David is a member of the University & Whist Club and the DuPont Country Club where he enjoys playing golf.

About Diversified, LLC

Wealth is a good thing. Lifelong wealth is even better. At Diversified, our clients know that while life isn't without change and challenge, it's how they manage it that makes all the difference. They also know that they need to surround themselves with people who truly care about them. As a local family business serving executives, professionals, and retirees in Delaware and Pennsylvania, we welcome the opportunity to be included in your circle of trusted advisors. We realize we'll need to earn it, and once we do, we promise to keep it. Lifelong Wealth® is the pursuit of financial security to enjoy a meaningful life. For us, the keyword here is "lifelong". Lifelong Wealth gives families the opportunity to live well, while planning to achieve a level of happiness. For your life, living well happens through an intentional, lifelong approach which includes: 1. Knowing you have a lifelong financial planning process in place; lifelong advice. 2. Having a trusted advisory team to implement your plan. 3. Constant review and help on your path to lifelong wealth. At Diversified, we are Lifelong Financial Advisors. We embrace the concept of lifelong financial planning with the expert team to support it.



Qualifications CRD# 2453539
FirmCRD# 8032
Series 7, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets


Office Location 28371 Dupont Boulevard,
Unit 3,
Millsboro,
DE 
19966
Phone Number (877) 7128087

Chris is the president and financial advisor of Guardian Investments. He has also been named a *Five Star Wealth Manager in Delaware from 2013-2018. A graduate of Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania, Chris has over 13 years of experience in his field having previously worked for one of the largest financial advisory firms in the state.

About Guardian Investments

Guardian Investments is an independent firm offering advice, a wide range of products, and services for every aspect of your financial life. Before making a recommendation, we learn about you and your goals and dreams. We come along side and partner with you to make those goals and dreams a reality. We believe that pairing a thorough financial plan with a portfolio of high-quality investments suited to your particular investment objective and risk tolerance give you the best chance for success. At Guardian we're here to help you pursue those goals and guide you through the complexities of planning things, such as your retirement. Using our client-centered approach, we seek to help you design a framework for your savings that will evolve with you over the years. We specialize in providing individual and families with a structured and customized retirement plan. Our years of expertise combined with a highly personalized level of service allow us to design unique strategies that can help you: Define your goals Maximize your savings Manage your assets Track and monitor your plan At Guardian, this is our specialty. Let us focus on your financial plan so you can spend your time doing what you enjoy, both now and in the future.



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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Wilmington, DE
Prudential Advisors Newark, DE
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