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Find Top Financial Advisors in Saint Louis, Missouri

Saint Louis, Missouri has a cityscape adorned by the iconic Gateway Arch. Saint Louis is also known as the Gateway to the West. Located where the Missouri River and Mississippi River merge, the Saint Louis metropolitan area is the 20th most populated metropolitan area in the country. The cost of living in Saint Louis is 6% lower than the national average and is the 9th lowest in the entire country. With this low cost of living and extremely affordable housing, using the services of a financial advisor could prove to be beneficial to taking advantage and securing your financial future. There are over 3,200 financial advisors in Saint Louis, so finding the right financial advisor out of all of those advisors could prove to be a difficult task. We at WiserAdvisor can make this process a lot easier on you! We have connected thousands of people like you to vetted financial advisors that work for their specific financial needs.


We have been in business for the last 2 decades and constantly update and maintain a highly trusted directory of vetted fiduciary advisors that meet rigorous standards. You need a financial advisor who will understand your specific financial situation, and has the relevant financial qualifications in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Saint Louis, Missouri

Last Updated - April 08, 2024

Saint Louis has 5 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors on the online list below for you to choose from. These financial advisors in Saint Louis, Missouri have an average of 26 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of vetted financial advisors in Saint Louis, Missouri mentioned below does not include all the advisors in our network due to their compliance listing restrictions. More vetted advisors may be available when you use our free match service to compare financial advisors near you in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Saint Louis, Missouri

Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
John C. Wahl
CFP®, ChFC®
ONE BRIDGE WEALTH MANAGEMENT
230 South Bemiston Avenue, Suite 910,
Saint Louis, MO 63105
6 Years Not Specified $500,000 Fee-Based
Michael Becker
CFP®, CFA®
TOBERMAN BECKER WEALTH
1741 S Big Bend Blvd,
Saint Louis, MO 63117
Not Disclosed Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Only
Allworth Financial
3 Cityplace Dr Suite 290,
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Not Disclosed $10,000,000,000 Not Specified Fee-Based
David Naert
OPPENHEIMER & COMPANY
1 N. Brentwood Blvd,
Suite 600,
Clayton, MO 63105
33 Years $500,000,000 $500,000 Fee-Based
William L. Meyer
CLU®, AIF®, ChFC®
CUTTER & COMPANY, INC.
15415 Clayton Road,
Ballwin, MO 63011
39 Years $0 $250,000 Fee-Based

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Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Saint Louis, Missouri

Qualifications CRD# 5833997
Firm CRD# 8032
Series 7, 63, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Commissions, Based on Assets


Office Location 230 South Bemiston Avenue, Suite 910,
Saint Louis,
MO
63105
Phone Number 314-924-8009

John helps his clients invest smarter, reduce taxes, and optimize growth and income to help them achieve their goals and live the life they want. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and a Chartered Financial Consultant®, he specializes in investment strategy, wealth accumulation, education planning, and retirement planning with high net worth families and business owners. Many of John's clients came to him because they no longer wanted the hassle of managing their own portfolios or they were not sure that they were managing it as efficiently and effectively as they wanted. Others were nearing retirement, had a 401(k), and wanted a retirement plan. In addition to investment selection, John includes comprehensive strategies for his clients such as tax-advantaged strategies, risk management solutions such as insurance, and income strategies. A St. Louis native, John received his Economics degree and MBA from Ole Miss, and his CFP® and ChFC® designations from The American College. Today, he puts his experience to work with a passion to improve the financial lives of those around him. That is also the main objective for co-founding One Bridge Wealth Management: to continuously improve the financial lives of clients and the services delivered to them. John lives with his wife and two sons in St. Louis. Other than spending time with them, he enjoys spending time at his family farm, golfing, hunting, traveling, and anything outdoors. Contact him today to learn more about his services and how One Bridge Wealth Management can help you reach your financial goals.

About One Bridge Wealth Management

One Bridge Wealth Management

Here at One Bridge, we provide a comprehensive array of wealth management solutions to high net worth individuals and families. We work with you and your family to build, manage, preserve, and transfer your wealth according to your goals. Together, we will go through a comprehensive process for managing your financial life and creating a long-term plan customized to your needs. We start by examining the different areas of your financial life: Accumulation & Investment Selection, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning, Risk Management and Insurance, Education Planning, Charitable Giving Planning, Taxation, and Business Planning. Then, we create a comprehensive plan: By exploring each area above in detail, we will determine which ones require our immediate attention, which ones are more long-term in nature, and which ones, if any, that simply do not apply. From our findings, we will assemble an implementation plan for your financial future. From there, we support your financial goals: Working together with us helps simplify the complexities of your financial life by focusing on managing your wealth in a systematic way for the long term. As your trusted advisor, we'll leverage the broad industry experience of our team of financial experts, their deep product knowledge and our comprehensive range of customizable resources to help you build, manage, preserve, and transfer your wealth according to your goals. John Wahl is dually registered as a registered representative and investment adviser representative of Commonwealth Financial Network. In these roles, John Wahl is able to offer two types of accounts: brokerage accounts and asset management accounts. When serving as your advisor on a brokerage account, John Wahl is required to act in accordance with the requirements of Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI). When serving as your advisor on an asset management account, John Wahl is required to act in a fiduciary capacity.

More information is available in Commonwealth’s Form CRS.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 6761484
Firm CRD# 310346

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 1741 S Big Bend Blvd,
Saint Louis,
MO
63117
Phone Number 314-783-9860

Michael Becker is a Partner at Toberman Becker Wealth in St. Louis. He assists families with strategic financial planning and long-term wealth management. He has over a decade of experience in financial services and has crafted custom financial plans for hundreds of families.
Michael lives in St. Louis with his wife, Lindsey. They enjoy golfing, being outdoors, and exploring local restaurants.

About Toberman Becker Wealth

Toberman Becker Wealth

Toberman Becker Wealth serves families as a fee-only, independent, and fiduciary financial advisor. Michael never receives commissions or sells any investment products or insurance. The client's fee is the firms only source of revenue. Because Michael and Craig have designed the firm from the ground up, their clients enjoy a transparent and sales-free financial planning experience.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications Firm CRD# 111167

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 3 Cityplace Dr Suite 290,
Saint Louis,
MO
63141
Phone Number 888-242-6766

About Allworth Financial

Allworth Financial

Allworth Financial has been providing transparent, straightforward, and honest financial advice to individuals and families for more than 26 years. They are a fiduciary, fee-based firm that focuses on helping people achieve financial confidence. The advisors at Allworth are not salespeople, so their sole interest is providing the recommendations and advice people need to hear. During your free consultation, the advisor will listen to your goals, answer your questions, and lay out a series of next steps for success.

Advisory Services Provided:

Retirement Planning, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 1532335
Firm CRD# 249
Series 4, 6, 7, 23, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 1 N. Brentwood Blvd,
Suite 600,
Clayton,
MO
63105
Phone Number 314-746-2540

My experience has taught me that I serve my clients best by acting as a financial advisor who brings trust, integrity and accountability to each professional relationship. My approach is to bring an unbiased, comprehensive and customized strategy to each client in order to help them meet their life challenges and financial goals. Working together over the course of our relationship, we collaborate to create a disciplined strategy that we review periodically in order to make certain that it still reflects their current needs and future goals.

About Oppenheimer & Company

Oppenheimer & Company

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. ("Oppenheimer") is a leading investment bank and full-service investment firm that provides financial services and advice to high net worth investors, individuals, businesses and institutions. For over 125 years, we have provided investors with the necessary expertise and insight to meet the challenge of achieving their financial goals. Our commitment to our clients' investment needs, our experienced and dedicated professionals, and our proud tradition empower us to deliver effective and innovative solutions to our clients.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 1018380
Firm CRD# 22449
Series 4, 6, 7, 24, 27, 31, 53, 63, 86, 87

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets


Office Location 15415 Clayton Road,
Ballwin,
MO
63011
Phone Number 636-537-8770

William L. Meyer, AIF, CLU, ChFC, William L. Meyer graduated from Maryville College in 1978, earned his Chartered Life Underwriter & Chartered Financial Consultant degrees from The American College of Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania in 1983, and his Accredited Investment Fiduciary accreditation from FI360. He is age 66, married with 3 children, and resides in Chesterfield, Missouri. He currently serves on the Broken & Beautiful Charitable Board - St. Louis. His personal interests are philanthropy for children, golf, skiing, and reading. In 1988 he co-founded Cutter & Company, Inc., of which he is a producing manager and president. The firm is comprised of three divisions, a Broker Dealer, Registrared Investment Advisory, and an insurance agency and serves businesses and individuals. The firm is licensed in 48 states, has 14 employees and 50 independent advisors affiliated with the firm. Mr. Meyer, in addition to holding life, health, & P&C insurance licenses, also holds the following securities licenses; series, 4, 6, 7, 24, 27, 31, 53, 63, 86, and 87. He was admitted to the Palladin Registry of Advisors in 2006, and was chosen by clients and St. Louis magazine in 2008-2023 as a FIVE STAR WEALTH MANAGER in the category of "Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Managers".

About Cutter & Company, Inc.

Cutter & Company, Inc.

Providing Resources That Offer Investors the Freedom of Financial Security Located in Ballwin, Missouri, just 15 miles west of St. Louis, Cutter & Company provides professional investment management, and complete financial planning, as well as life and health insurance products. Our goal is to help individuals prepare for current financial and insurance needs and help develop strategies to meet future goals. We strive to provide assistance to small and large businesses in the areas of employee benefits; including group life and health insurance, 401(k) and other qualified plan analysis, deferred compensation programs and other sophisticated executive benefits. Cutter & Company is locally owned and privately held. The company has been serving the needs of individuals and corporations since 1988. Management has over 70 years combined experience. Our experienced staff and investment representatives have significant industry background, with significant industry experience in the financial industry. Cutter & Company representatives focus primarily on serving the needs of individuals and businesses in Missouri, but is registered to do investment business in over 45 states.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Insurance Products & Annuities


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Top Financial Advisor Firms in Saint Louis, Missouri (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name No. of Advisors No. of Clients AUM Fee Structure
CONFLUENCE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC
20 Allen Avenue, Ste 300, Saint Louis, MO 63119
47 17616 $6,928,892,883
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
PLANCORP, LLC
540 Maryville Centre Drive, Suite 105, Saint Louis, MO 63141-5829
76 6315 $5,545,417,718
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
LARSON FINANCIAL GROUP, LLC
100 N Broadway, Suite 1700, Saint Louis, MO 63102
160 20802 $2,335,800,000
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
CONWAY INVESTMENT RESEARCH, LLC
165 North Meramec, Suite 210, Saint Louis, MO 63105
20 7 $879,122,000
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees, Performance Based
ALPINE PRIVATE WEALTH
190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 1300, Saint Louis, MO 63105
15 223 $749,687,814
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
TERRIL & COMPANY
10777 Sunset Office Drive, Suite 317, Saint Louis, MO 63127-1019
9 875 $677,417,623
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges
25 FINANCIAL
135 West Adams Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63122
13 2342 $304,689,377
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees, Performance Based
BRADY FAMILY WEALTH, LLC
1401 South Brentwood Blvd., Suite 880, Saint Louis, MO 63144
3 218 $235,357,091
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
SAXONY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
11152 S Towne Square, Saint Louis, MO 63123
7 540 $163,089,052
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees, Performance Based, Other (CONSULTING FEES TO RIA'S, FINDERS FEES, FEES THIRD PARTY MANAGER)
VCI WEALTH MANAGEMENT LLC
530 Vance Road, Saint Louis, MO 63088
22 3343 $149,863,012
A Percentage of AUM
MCCARTNEY WEALTH MANAGEMENT LLC
8777 Big Bend Blvd, Suite A, Saint Louis, MO 63119-3778
2 350 $132,356,979
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
STEP CHANGE ADVISORS, LLC
22 Upper Ladue Road, Saint Louis, MO 63124
1 53 $105,833,181
A Percentage of AUM

    Frequently Asked Questions

    To determine the trustworthiness and reliability of a financial advisor in Missouri, it's important to conduct complete research and background checks through reputable regulatory bodies like FINRA and the SEC. These organizations regulate the financial industry and can help ensure that advisors are held to high ethical standards. You can also check online reviews, ask for referrals from friends and family, and do your research to verify the advisor's credentials and track record. If you are searching for a trustworthy financial advisor, we recommend using the free financial advisor match tool to find and compare pre-screened and vetted advisors matched to your needs.

    The cost of hiring a financial advisor in Missouri varies depending on the advisor's experience, services, and fee structure. Some advisors charge a percentage of assets under management, ranging from approx. 1.02% or a fixed rate of approx. $7,500 and above. Meanwhile, other advisors charge an hourly rate, fee-based, or solely earn a commission from financial product sales. It's important to understand the advisor's fee structure and any potential conflicts of interest before engaging in their services. To get a better understanding of how financial advisors charge and the factors influencing their fees, read more on what are the costs of hiring a financial advisor.

    Yes, there are financial advisors in Missouri who specialize in retirement planning for high-net-worth individuals. These advisors typically have expertise in addressing the specific needs and goals of high-net-worth clients and managing complex financial situations. They can also provide guidance on investment strategies, tax planning, wealth preservation, and legacy planning to optimize retirement outcomes for individuals with significant wealth. For additional information, refer to our guide on retirement planning for high-net-worth individuals.

    A financial advisor in Missouri can help you prepare for retirement by creating a comprehensive financial plan that takes into account your current assets, income, expenses, and future goals. They can help you develop a savings strategy, choose retirement accounts, and manage your investments. Additionally, a financial advisor can help you plan for potential healthcare expenses during retirement and ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes. To learn more about how an advisor can help you prepare for retirement, read on about why you should hire a retirement advisor.

    Many financial advisors in Missouri are also tax professionals or work closely with tax professionals to help clients with tax planning and optimization. These professionals can help you identify tax-saving strategies and recommend tax-efficient investment options by analyzing your current tax situation. However, the WiserAdvisor directory for the state of Missouri may not include advisors that specialize in providing tax-related services. In the "Advisory Services Provided" section, you will be able to confirm if tax planning and optimization are among the services an advisor offers.

    The typical minimum asset requirement for working with a financial advisor in Missouri can vary. While some advisors might have specific minimum investment thresholds, many are willing to offer valuable guidance and support regardless of the size of your portfolio. Even if you have a relatively small amount to invest, an advisor can assist you in creating a customized plan to achieve your financial goals, manage risks, and make well-informed decisions. To learn more about how financial advisors can help with investment management and portfolio growth, consider exploring the impact of asset allocation on your investments.

    Financial advisors listed on our directory for the state of Missouri provide a variety of financial services such as investment planning, retirement planning, wealth management, education planning, tax planning, estate planning, and more. In the "Advisory Services Provided" section, you will be able to confirm which services are provided by each advisor. To further explore how financial advisors can support you for your specific financial situation read who financial advisors are and what they do.

    Working with a financial advisor in Missouri can offer many benefits. As the advisor's client, you can benefit from the advisor's extensive knowledge, experience, and perspective resulting in you gaining peace of mind. Working with a financial advisor can also save you time managing your finances, help minimize investment risks, and potentially increase your investment returns as they can also help you identify areas of financial weakness and recommend strategies for improvement. To learn more, read on about the benefits of working with a financial advisor.

    Yes, there are financial advisors in Missouri who specialize in helping individuals who are retiring without a retirement plan. These advisors understand the unique challenges faced by individuals in this situation and can provide guidance on creating a financial roadmap for retirement. They may assist in developing strategies to maximize savings, establish a sustainable retirement income, and explore investment options suited for late-stage retirement planning. To gain a deeper understanding of late-life retirement planning read on about how to plan for retirement if started late.

    Yes, a financial advisor in Missouri can help you prepare for your child's college expenses by analyzing your current financial situation, setting college savings goals, and providing guidance on college savings vehicles, such as the 529 College Savings Plan. Advisors can also help you navigate financial aid options when it is time for your child to go to college. To learn more about effective ways to save for college, read on about the best approaches to plan for a college education.

    While already having a 401(k) or other retirement account is a positive step towards saving for retirement, a financial advisor in Missouri can provide helpful guidance and expertise beyond just managing your retirement account. They can help you set and prioritize your financial goals, optimize your investment strategy, manage risk, and provide knowledgeable financial market insights. With their knowledge and experience, a financial advisor can help you make informed decisions, navigate complex financial situations, and maximize the potential of your retirement savings. Explore why and when you might require a financial advisor to gain a better understanding of their role.