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Find Top Financial Advisors in Bedford, New Hampshire

Bedford, New Hampshire, is a city known for its charming surroundings and desirable living conditions for over 23,600 residents. Despite this city's smaller population, Bedford has a cost of living that is 22% higher than the national average. To make informed financial decisions in this high-cost city, residents can benefit from connecting with a fiduciary financial advisor who can help them manage their money and make informed decisions about their financial future. Additionally, a qualified financial advisor can provide ongoing support and assistance for your financial endeavors. To find top-ranked financial professionals in and near Bedford, New Hampshire, you can begin your search with WiserAdvisor's online directory. Our directory below features a list of screened and vetted financial advisors who offer a range of financial services in areas including financial planning, investment management, wealth management, retirement planning, and estate planning.

Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Bedford, New Hampshire

Last Updated - April 07, 2024

Bedford has 6 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors on the online list below for you to choose from. These financial advisors in Bedford, New Hampshire have an average of 21 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of vetted financial advisors in Bedford, New Hampshire 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 Bedford, New Hampshire.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Bedford, New Hampshire

Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
PEAK Wealth Management LLC
20 Trafalgar Square, Suite 404,
Nashua, NH 03063
15 Years $100,000,000 $0 Fee-Only
Aaron A Milne
CFP®, EA
MAERCO FINANCIAL
10 Durham Rd,
Dover, NH 03820
15 Years $65,000,000 $100,000 Not Specified
Joseph Skees
CFP®, ChFC®
GRANITE BAY WEALTH MANAGEMENT, LLC
767 Islington Street,
Unit 1D,
Portsmouth, NH 03801
18 Years Not Specified $50,000 Fee-Based
Allworth Financial
ALLWORTH FINANCIAL
800 South Street Suite 350,
Waltham, MA 02453
Not Disclosed Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Savant Wealth Management
SAVANT WEALTH MANAGEMENT
80 William Street,
Suite 260,
Wellesley, MA 02481
35 Years Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Only
Jonathan Straus
CSNA (Certified Special Needs Advisor)
COMMONS CAPITAL
254 Second Avenue, Suite 130,
Needham, MA 02494
24 Years $24,000,000,000 $25,000,000 Fee-Based

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Qualifications CRD# 7509696
Firm CRD# 281036

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 20 Trafalgar Square, Suite 404,
Nashua,
NH
03063
Phone Number 857-248-1647

About PEAK Wealth Management LLC

PEAK Wealth Management LLC

As a smaller firm, we operate with the highest level of integrity and accountability; we have no hidden agendas or pressure to do anything other than what is in our client's best interest. Growing and protecting your wealth is our priority. We are a Registered Investment Advisory firm (RIA). We are therefore required to act as a fiduciary to our clients, which means that our advice must be in our clients' best interests. We are a fee-based advisor, and our fee is calculated as a percentage of the assets we manage. We thrive when your portfolio thrives, thus, our goals are aligned with your goals.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 5692927
Firm CRD# 139627
Series 6, 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Hourly, Commissions, Flat Fee, Based on Assets


Office Location 10 Durham Rd,
Dover,
NH
03820
Phone Number 603-496-0726

Aaron graduated from Granite State College with a Bachelors in Business Management and a Minor in Economics. He then went on to Southern New Hampshire University where he received his Masters in Finance, with a focus in Securities and Derivatives. Aaron obtained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification in 2019. He also earned his Enrolled Agent license in 2015. The EA licensure is the highest credential awarded by the IRS and recognized in all 50 states. Before opening MAERCO Financial in 2023, Aaron spent 14 years as a financial advisor. Aaron also served 6 years in the U.S. Air Force as a Tactical Aircraft Maintainer at Beale AFB, CA where he deployed 4 times in service to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Northern Watch. In his free time, Aaron enjoys exercising, hockey and being with his family. He currently lives in Bedford, NH with his wife and 4 daughters.

About MAERCO Financial

MAERCO Financial

Our responsibility to our clients comes first. From wealth management to retirement solutions, our insight and sophisticated financial strategies can help make your investment goals a reality.

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# 2585891
Firm CRD# 35747
Series 7, 24, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 767 Islington Street,
Unit 1D,
Portsmouth,
NH
03801
Phone Number 888-610-8881

About Granite Bay Wealth Management, LLC

Granite Bay Wealth Management, LLC

To combine the strength and heritage of our practice with the insight, concern, and experience of our associates to give clients objective, individualized advice and service that will help them achieve their long-term financial goals. We serve individuals and businesses in all areas of investment planning, including: - Retirement planning - Help making the most of your employer-sponsored retirement plans and IRAs. Determining how much you may need to retire comfortably. Helping clients manage their assets before and during retirement. - Education funding - Recommending investment and accumulation strategies to help you pay for your children's education. - Investments - Determining your asset-allocation needs. Helping you understand your risk tolerance. Recommending suitable investment vehicles to help you reach your goals. - Employee and executive benefits - Helping your business attract and retain qualified employees through benefit packages.


Qualifications Firm CRD# 111167

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 800 South Street Suite 350,
Waltham,
MA
02453
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 Firm CRD# 107271

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 80 William Street,
Suite 260,
Wellesley,
MA
02481
Phone Number 781-235-7550

About Savant Wealth Management

Savant Wealth Management

Our independent status is unique. It allows us to remain impartial in our advice and serve our clients in a fiduciary capacity. We accrue no benefit from brokerage services, commissions, finder fees, or product sales of any kind. We integrate the planning, investment, and tax disciplines to maximize after-tax wealth and align our clients assets with their ideal vision of the future. Savant has consistently received local and national recognition.

Advisory Services Provided:

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


Qualifications CRD# 2839717
Firm CRD# 165738
Series 7, 24, 63, 65, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets


Office Location 254 Second Avenue, Suite 130,
Needham,
MA
02494
Phone Number 617-431-5155

Jonathan is the Founding Principal of Commons Capital. He has worked for many of the big Wall Street firms over his career including Smith Barney, Tucker Anthony, RBC Dain Rauscher, Advest and Merrill Lynch/Bank of America  three of them by way of acquisition. Jonathan has an extensive background providing comprehensive wealth management advice and services to individuals, multigenerational families, businesses and institutions. He is a member of a select group of advisors who can offer personalized, discretionary asset management services. This enables him to function as your personal portfolio manager and to construct a portfolio that is aligned with your investment objectives, time horizon, risk tolerance, and overall financial strategy. For the last 13 consecutive years, Jonathan received the Boston Magazine FIVE STAR Wealth Manager Award for Overall Satisfaction. Five Star Professional partnered with Boston Magazine to conduct research to identify a select group of wealth managers who are exceptional in both their ability and their commitment to overall satisfaction. Fewer than 3% of the 20,000 wealth managers in the Boston area were selected. For the last 12 years, Jonathan was named to the Barron's Winners Circle Top Independent Advisors and invited to attend the annual conference. The Barron's Winner's Circle Top Independent Advisors Summit brings together the best in the business. It is designed to facilitate a free-flowing exchange of information, ideas and insights through peer-based communication and an unwavering focus on best practices and winning wealth management strategies.

About Commons Capital

Commons Capital

Commons Capital is an independent, boutique private wealth management firm delivering an extraordinary multi-family office experience. Founded in 2009, the firm is headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts and maintains an office in New York City. We were established on the belief that we can greatly improve on the traditional Wall Street relationship. While economies of scale may substantially benefit financial institutions, they also create potential costs in the form of conflicts of interest. Our independence frees us from those biases and allows us to focus on what is important  you. We have created a dynamic organization offering effective, flexible, and visionary financial services to a select client base, transcending the capabilities and limitations of traditional firms. We work across continents and across cultures, calling upon all that our distinctive team have learned and have lived, to create innovative and decisive possibilities with the certainty of action.

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, Insurance Products & Annuities


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Top Financial Advisor Firms in Bedford, New Hampshire (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name No. of Advisors No. of Clients AUM Fee Structure
THE HARBOR GROUP, INC.
331 South River Road, Bedford, NH 3110
18 3307 $1,325,621,457
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
ALTERNA CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC
10 Corporate Drive, Suite 2204, Bedford, NH 3110
10 4 $769,514,188
A Percentage of AUM, Performance Based
BROPHY WEALTH MANAGEMENT, LLC
40 South River Road, Bedford Place Unit 15, Bedford, NH 3110
8 1142 $364,401,801
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
MILESTONE FINANCIAL PLANNING, LLC
3 Executive Park Drive, Suite 200, Bedford, NH 3110
13 919 $353,363,992
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
BCAS
1 Bedford Farms Dr, Suite 102, Bedford, NH 3110
9 638 $318,966,578
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
THE EIDEARD GROUP, LLC
360 Route 101, Suite 6, Bedford, NH 3110
6 299 $263,297,550
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees, Performance Based, Other (% OF ASSETS UNDER ADVISEMENT)
NORTHEAST PLANNING ASSOCIATES, INC.
43 Constitution Drive, Bedford, NH 3110
126 1263 $255,646,737
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
COHEN INVESTMENT ADVISORS, LLC
264 South River Road, Suite 414, Bedford, NH 3110
7 611 $149,829,866
A Percentage of AUM
ROBBINS FARLEY LLC
6 Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 112, Bedford, NH 3110
5 588 $136,613,715
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
APEX WEALTH MANAGEMENT, LLC
1 Hardy Rd, #400, Bedford, NH 3110
3 219 $122,027,570
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
BARTLEY FINANCIAL ADVISORS, LLC
169 South River Road, Suite 17, Bedford, NH 3110
3 453 $116,068,938
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
AURELIUS FAMILY OFFICE, LLC
264 South River Road, Suite 482, Bedford, NH 3110
6 179 $113,621,261
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges
GRANITE STATE RETIREMENT PLANNING, INC.
360 Route 101, Suite 1301, Bedford, NH 3110
1 485 $102,157,023
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
GRODMAN FINANCIAL GROUP, LLC
40 South River Road, Unit 15, Bedford, NH 3110
2 45 $5,816,394
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The role of a financial advisor is to provide professional financial guidance, advice, and money management services to individuals or businesses. They assist clients in various financial matters, including investment management, retirement planning, wealth management, estate management, and more, depending on the needs of an individual. Financial advisors assess their client's financial goals and risk tolerance and stay updated on market trends, investment options, and regulatory changes to provide informed advice. Additionally, financial advisors often act as fiduciaries, putting their client's best interests first while providing ongoing support and monitoring to help clients achieve their financial objectives. To make sure your best interests are being considered, read more about the role of a fiduciary financial advisor and the support they can provide.

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