We see things
from a different Perspective


The ability to see all the relevant data in a meaningful relationship.

We excel at seeing all of the relevant data and how it fits together. We bring the comprehensive financial planning view. We see the details and distill them into a simplified plan that you can understand and execute.


A detailed map or diagram; an orderly arrangement of parts of an overall design.

Planning increases the likelihood that you’ll experience a smoother, more efficient path toward your goals.


A person who shares or is associated with another in some action or endeavor.

We partner with you to help coordinate all of your financial planning. This requires teamwork within our firm and with other financial and legal professionals.

We bring value to clients through the financial
planning process, on-going advice, and service.

Nathan Schmidt, Cfp ® 

Founding Partner, Financial Consultant

C.J. Teply, Cfp ® 

Founding Partner, Financial Consultant

Arnette Garris, Lutcf


Dennis Werner, Clu ®, Lutcf


Tanner Wachal


Michelle St. Clair


Brett Wilson

Client Implementation & Service Specialist

Deanne Scheel

Client Relationship Manager

Kendrea Fackler

Office Professional


Financial planning is a dynamic process, not static investments or product placement. Your financial goals may evolve over the years due to shifts in your lifestyle or circumstances such as an inheritance, career change, marriage, income tax changes, a purchase, or retirement. As you begin to consider how best to manage your financial future, you should feel confident knowing that our team is committed to providing the highest standard of financial planning.

We are committed to working in the best interests of our clients. While we are not a Fee-Only practice, the majority of our client relationships involve clients paying fees related to asset management or financial planning.

We partner with clients to help coordinate the details of:

  • Savings, Budgeting, Emergency Funds
  • Investment Planning
  • Insurance Planning
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Estate Planning

We have access to multiple Fee-Based Asset Management platforms, Mutual Funds, Exchange Traded Funds, Stocks, Bonds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan Services, Long-Term Care Insurance and Disability Income Insurance.