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Find Top Financial Advisors in Dayton, Ohio

Dayton, Ohio, part of the Greater Dayton Metropolitan area, is the fourth largest metropolitan area in Ohio. It is in a very centralized area of the United States and is, therefore, within 500 miles of 60% of the country's population. This makes Dayton a logistical center for shippers, suppliers and manufacturers. The cost of living in Dayton is 9% lower than the national average, making Dayton an affordable place to live. Since the cost of living is low, getting an experienced financial advisor to provide you with the right advice could be beneficial to planning for your financial future. Choosing which financial advisor would work best for your financial situation may be quite a hard decision to make, with almost 4,000 or more financial advisors to choose from. It's our mission at WiserAdvisor to help you find and connect with vetted fiduciary financial advisors that would best suit your 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 Dayton, Ohio.

Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Dayton, Ohio

Last Updated - February 25, 2024

Dayton has 6 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors on the online list below for you to choose from. These financial advisors in Dayton, Ohio have an average of 23 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of vetted financial advisors in Dayton, Ohio 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 Dayton, Ohio.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Dayton, Ohio

Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Doug Kinsey
CFP®, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst(CDFA)
ARTIFEX FINANCIAL GROUP, LLC
2305 Far Hills Avenue,
Dayton, OH 45419
25 Years Not Specified $500,000 Not Specified
Rick Scheeler
CLTC®, CASL®, CFP®, MSFS, RICP®, AEP®, CLU®, ChSNC®, CAP®, CKA®, ChFC®
SCHEELER FINANCIAL GROUP
9078 Union Centre Blvd, Suite 202,
West Chester, OH 45069
22 Years Not Specified $500,000 Fee-Based
Allworth Financial
7890 E. Kemper Road, Suite 200,
Cincinnati, OH 45249
Not Disclosed $10,000,000,000 Not Specified Fee-Based
Dave Wilder
Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA), CFP®, Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF)
TOTAL WEALTH PLANNING LLC.
4665 Cornell Rd,
Suite 160,
Cincinnati, OH 45241
30 Years $0 $5,000 Fee-Only
Brent T. Boden
CFP®, EMBA, APMA®, ChFC®
SAVVY WEALTH
3008 Lindsey Drive,
Edgewood, KY 41017
15 Years Not Specified $500,000 Fee-Only

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Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Dayton, Ohio

Qualifications CRD# 1223159
Firm CRD# 140643


Office Location 2305 Far Hills Avenue,
Dayton,
OH
45419
Phone Number 855-752-6644

Doug Kinsey CFP®, CIMA®, AIFA® Partner Doug Kinsey is a partner in Artifex Financial Group, a fee-only financial planning and investment management firm based in Dayton, Ohio. Doug has over 25 years experience in financial services, and has been a CFP Certificant since 1999. Additionally, he holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst certifications as well as Certified Investment Management Analyst. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and also completed the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Investment Management Education Program Additionally, Doug has completed post-graduate work through the Harvard Business School HBX program. Dougs passion for financial planning is rooted in investments. He read books on investing as a child and has always found the idea of learning about companies, discovering new ideas, and finding hidden values to be extremely exciting. He does not believe in the abuses of Modern Portfolio Theory or an over-reliance on statistics and indexing. Active management is not dead, but the way it is approached should be. Common sense and careful investing are what is required to be a successful investor. Artifex Financial Group was founded in 2007 by Doug and his business partner, Darren Harp. Artifex currently advises over $100,000,000 in assets and serves 180 client households and corporate pension plans. In addition to personal financial advice, AFG provides active investment management, back office solutions, process improvement strategies and employee development consulting to financial advisory firms.

About Artifex Financial Group, LLC

Artifex Financial Group, LLC

Artifex Financial Group is a Fee-Only Comprehensive Wealth Management firm with offices in Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati Ohio. We work with our clients at any of our convenient offices or virtually wherever you are. In addition to general financial planning advice, we provide tax preparation and planning; investment management; pre-retirement readiness planning; business valuation and improvement consulting; college planning and a variety of other services. We are fiduciaries for our clients and place your interests first and foremost. Our team has a wide variety of expertise that we can put to work for you.


Qualifications CRD# 4611216
Firm CRD# 6413
Series 6, 7, 63, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets


Office Location 9078 Union Centre Blvd, Suite 202,
West Chester,
OH
45069
Phone Number 513-883-6100

My objective is to help my clients gain a sense of clarity about their future, build a financial plan to get there and then implement by investing in the future. We care deeply about our clients - it is so much more than business to us. We take their success personally. Trust is essential for every relationship to be prosperous which is why I take the time to get to know the people I work with personally. As an independent advisor, the client is my sole consideration. I am committed to my candor, empathy, and dedication when prioritizing values and creating a holistic long-term plan.

About Scheeler Financial Group

Scheeler Financial Group

We are an INDEPENDENT ADVISORY FIRM which allows us to be FOCUSED ENTIRELY ON YOU. We exist to provide a one-of-a-kind, high-end concierge experience. WE CARE PERSONALLY ABOUT YOUR SUCCESS!

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


Qualifications Firm CRD# 111167

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 7890 E. Kemper Road, Suite 200,
Cincinnati,
OH
45249
Phone Number 888-242-6766

Office Location 7890 E. Kemper Road, Suite 200,
Cincinnati,OH 45249
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# 2063597
Firm CRD# 174434
Series 65 (Not needed as an RIA)

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Flat Fee, Based on Assets


Office Location 4665 Cornell Rd,
Suite 160,
Cincinnati,
OH
45241
Phone Number 513-984-6696

As Chief Investment Officer, Dave chairs Total Wealth Planning's Investment Policy Committee and leads and manages the investment management team. He is primarily responsible for investment research, preparing and communicating Total Wealth Planning's economic and investment outlook. As Principal, Dave is responsible for investment advice, with extensive client contact and client-relationship management. He has a Master's in Tax Law (MST) from Villanova University and is a CFP®, a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA), and a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA). Dave's background and experience includes: - 25+ years professional investment management and financial planning experience, including 12 years with The Vanguard Group as a senior investment advisor within the managed account service. - Professional Memberships in the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), Financial Planning Association, Cincinnati Estate Planning Council, and the American Bankers Association. - Serves on the Finance and Investment Committee for the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
- Five-Star Advisor through Paladin Registry
- 2008 Reuters Top Advisor
- Bloomberg Business Week magazine, a 2011 Top 50 Most Experienced Advisors in the United States. Villanova University Bachelor of Science, Accounting Dave enjoys time with his family of three children. He coaches softball/baseball and spends time outdoors skiing, scuba diving, hiking and running.

About Total Wealth Planning LLC.

Total Wealth Planning LLC.

For over 30 years, our mission has been to place our clients' interests first, to provide comprehensive financial planning and investment management, and to be a premier provider of innovative and timely strategies that ensure every client meets their established lifetime objectives.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Advice & Consulting


Qualifications CRD# 5401670
Firm CRD# 318493
Series 6, 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Hourly, Flat Fee, Based on Assets


Office Location 3008 Lindsey Drive,
Edgewood,
KY
41017
Phone Number 513-278-5045

Brent brings 15+ years of financial planning, investment and insurance experience to Savvy. He is passionate about helping clients align their financial goals and aspirations with the right strategies to help them plan for the future and remove financial roadblocks. Brent enjoys building existing and new relationships with his clients by analyzing and developing financial forecasts with actionable plans to guide them through their wealth management, including retirement, investment, risk management, lending, banking, and business and multi-generational planning. Using an educational approach, he encourages clients to ask questions as we work together to design a plan for their financial future. Brent is a long-time resident of Northern Kentucky & Greater Cincinnati with his wife Nikki and three children. He is committed to giving back to the community through service as a member of the Northern Kentucky Estate Planning Council and Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and serves on the St. Elizabeth Foundation Board. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, coaching and playing soccer, golf, tennis, backpacking, and traveling.

About Savvy Wealth

Savvy Wealth

Savvy Wealth is a modern wealth management firm. We pair you with a dedicated financial advisory team to handle your holistic wealth management needs, including financial planning, investment management, tax optimization, estate planning, retirement planning, and more. We help take control of your financial future so that you can live the life you aspire to live. Visit www.savvywealth.com to learn more. Savvy Wealth Inc. is a technology company and parent company of Savvy Advisors Inc., a Registered Investment Advisory Firm (Savvy Advisors DBA Savvy Wealth).

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, Legal Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


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Top Financial Advisor Firms in Dayton, Ohio (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name No. of Advisors No. of Clients AUM Fee Structure
BEACON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.
7777 Washington Village Drive, Suite 280, Dayton, OH 45459
25 16372 $4,922,296,385
A Percentage of AUM
EUBEL BRADY & SUTTMAN
10100 Innovation Drive, Suite 410, Dayton, OH 45342
33 1760 $1,810,575,256
A Percentage of AUM, Performance Based, Other (OTHER FEES MAY APPLY AS DISCLOSED IN CERTAIN OFFERING DOCUMENTS.)
BUCKINGHAM CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.
6856 Loop Road, Dayton, OH 45459
16 3047 $741,910,812
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
DOVER PARTNERS INC
476 Windsor Park Dr., Dayton, OH 45459-4111
3 38 $394,856,614
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
JESSUP WEALTH MANAGEMENT
35 Park Avenue, Dayton, OH 45419
11 415 $210,377,036
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
ANDERSON FINANCIAL STRATEGIES, LLC
2500 Stratacache Tower, 40 N Main St., Dayton, OH 45423
6 469 $205,617,048
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
BLAKE SCHUTTER WEALTH
7777 Washington Village Dr., Suite 120, Dayton, OH 45459
5 115 $195,748,736
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
TUDOR FINANCIAL, INC.
8111 Timberlodge Trail, Dayton, OH 45458-2103
6 668 $185,228,779
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
KAPSTONE FINANCIAL ADVISORS LLC
7501 East Paragon Road, Suite. 200, Dayton, OH 45459
4 890 $182,607,186
A Percentage of AUM
MONETARY SOLUTIONS, LTD.
3066 Kettering Blvd, Dayton, OH 45439
2 137 $116,803,375
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
RICHVIEW ADVISORS
3110 Kettering Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45439-1924
2 4 $66,558,783
A Percentage of AUM
BUCKINGHAM FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
6856 Loop Rd., Dayton, OH 45459
13 0 $0
Hourly charges, Fixed Fees, Other (VARYING FEES FOR SEMINARS AND EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS)

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