Meet Ryan Olson, CFP®, MBA, Your SmartVestor Pro
What Happens Next
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Here's What to Expect
Our first meeting is a complimentary in person, phone or video conference, in which we will determine if we’re a good fit for each other. Once we’ve determine a path forward, you’ll receive …
The WealthCheck Process:
- Together we clarify your financial priorities and objectives
- With you we will develop your WealthCheck Plan
- We will implement your plan with automated systems
What you need to do before our meeting:
- Gather any and all financial related documents, including the following:
- Bank, Mortgage, Debt, Investment Account, Retirement Account (401k, IRA, Roth IRA, Cash Balance Plan) statements
- Insurance Policies or statements
3 Important Questions
How did you become familiar with Dave Ramsey?
Initially, I was introduced to Dave Ramsey via my church. As we all know, Dave has a reputation that proceeds him, especially in the investment industry. Once we learned there was a way to partner with his organization we jumped on the idea.
What kind of experience do you have?
I started in the industry in summer of 2002, then after completing my Bachelors Degree in Business at Cal Poly - SLO, began full time work in the industry in 2005. In 2008 I completed my CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, and in 2017 completed my MBA in Personal Financial Planning through Indiana Wesleyan. The people we learned the business from were top financial planners within the industry.
What will we talk about in our first meeting?
Our first meeting is complimentary. In that meeting we will discuss your financial goals and what you are looking for in a financial advisor. If we’re a good fit for each other, we will determine how we move forward together, how we’re paid to serve you, and what you can expect out of our relationship.
A WealthCheck Plan for Real Life
WealthCheck is our signature financial planning program, designed with you in mind. With decades of real world experience, we’ve developed an easy to follow process that will get your financial life organized and aligned toward your life goals. Then, our team will implement your plan with automated systems that help you get on track toward your goals.
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Market & Economic Update
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August Market Update
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Ryan Olson and Mustang Private Wealth Honored As One of LPL Financial’s Top Financial Advisors
Ryan Olson, MBA, CFP®, an independent LPL Financial advisor at Mustang Private Wealth with offices in San Luis Obispo and Orcutt, CA today announced his inclusion in LPL’s Patriot’s Club. This elite award is presented to less than 9% of the firm’s more than 17,000 financial advisors nationwide*. “On behalf of LPL, I congratulate Ryan … Continued
Mid-Year Update – 06/14/2021
As we move into June, a path to normalcy is coming quickly with stadiums allowing full capacity, restaurants filling up, and summer vacations in full swing. Meanwhile, the U.S. economy continues to recover and the stock market is near all-time highs. A lot of this good news is likely already priced into stocks. Companies are … Continued
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The CARES Act Key Components
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The Fallout from COVID-19 and You
New growth is beginning… This is a hard time to be an investor. It has been easy for a long time, long enough that many people have become complacent and forget that investing isn’t all rainbows and sunshine. And this moment in time, when uncertainty seems to be highest, is exactly the time to commit … Continued
Stocks and the Coronavirus – What Now?
“The stock market takes an escalator up, and an elevator down,” is a classic Wall Street saying. The last week has sure felt like taking an express elevator down, as the end of February brought a historic stock market sell-off, with the S&P 500 Index moving from an all-time high to a 10% correction in … Continued
COVID-19 and What to Expect
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