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Bryan Blackburn, CFP®

“I love learning how my clients have become successful in life and then helping them build, protect and grow their wealth to reach the most important goals in their lives.” Bryan Blackburn serves as Financial Planner and Wealth Advisor. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, he manages relationships for select clients. Bryan provides holistic financial planning advice; including retirement planning, cash flow analysis, tax planning, education funding, and estate planning and investment analysis. Working in tandem with a Carnegie Portfolio Manager, he is able to provide comprehensive wealth management solutions for clients. Bryan has extensive industry experience, having worked at Wells Fargo Advisors and Charles Schwab’s Private Client Group. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from the Ohio State University. ​ Bryan’s childhood was spent in Medina, Ohio, a nearby suburb of Cleveland. He currently lives on the east side of Cleveland with his wife, Alyse.

Recent Posts

New Required Minimum Distribution Rules: Should You Waive or Should You Go?

Posted by Bryan Blackburn, CFP® on Jul 1, 2020 11:15:00 AM

The retirement landscape for many Americans was altered significantly in December 2019 when the SECURE Act became law. Several facets of the legislation were intended to increase access to tax-advantaged accounts for many Americans. Another provision, though, aims to prevent older retirees from outliving their retirement assets.

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Topics: Financial Planning

Paying for College: Your Financial Planning Questions Answered by a Recent New Father

Posted by Bryan Blackburn, CFP® on Jun 16, 2020 1:30:00 PM

Questions about paying for college? Despite the ups and downs of the world today, a college education provides a significant advantage in today’s job market for your child or grandchild. In fact, it is known to provide higher earnings potential throughout your child’s entire working life.  But how to pay for college with rising costs today?  

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Topics: Financial Planning

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