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Helping You Navigate Today's Financial Environment

I understand that we all face unique financial challenges and the list of financial concerns and considerations facing us today are seemingly endless. Since I started as a financial advisor in 2004, I have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly. And there are no easy answers or a strategy that fits everyone.

Buck Wealth Management, founded by Dustin Buck, is a financial services practice committed to an exceptional and personalized client experience.  We have a passion for building client wealth and for providing financial education, advice, and services tailored to each client's needs.  We are dedicated to helping our clients invest strategically, reduce exposure to taxes, meet your insurance needs and provide a plan to leave a legacy by successfully transferring your wealth to your children and grandchildren.

I can provide you with the following financial services:

  • Managed asset plans - professional fee-based portfolio management through LPL Financial
  • Retirement planning - to design an investment strategy to help you work towards all of your retirement goals
  • Tax-advantaged investing - to reduce your tax liability and let more of your money work for you
  • Cash flow analysis - for everyday budgeting
  • College planning - long-term planning to ensure you’re ready

Learn more about my background and financial planning philosophy. You can call 916.579.5160 or send an email to Dustin at dustin.buck@buckwealth.com to schedule a free, no obligation initial consultation.

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