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Steven Erickson
Erickson Financial Solutions, LLC
(573) 874-3888
3610 Buttonwood Blvd, Suite 200
Columbia, MO
Expertises
Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Ongoing Investment Management, Middle Income Client Needs, Hourly Financial Planning Services, High Net Worth Client Needs, Planning Issues for Business Owners
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, CRPC, JD, MBA, AWMA

Mr. Nicholas G Miller, CFP®
(573) 875-0950
2412 Forum Blvd Ste 101
Columbia, MO
Firm
MetLife Securities Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Investment Management, Retirement Income Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Jason R. Lawless, CFP®
(573) 443-8871
203 E Nifong Blvd Ste AA
Columbia, MO
Firm
Edward Jones
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Investment Management

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Mr. Neil A. Carr, CFP®
(573) 443-1654
1902 Corona Rd Ste 202
Columbia, MO
Firm
Lincoln Financial Advisors
Areas of Specialization
Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, General Financial Planning, Wealth Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000

Profession: Non-Profit Employees

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Mr. Gregory Michael Reed, CFP®
3201 S Providence Rd Ste 102
Columbia, MO
Firm
Raymond James

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Mr. Ed J. Petersheim, CFP®
(573) 445-3331
7900 Highway 40 W
Columbia, MO
Firm
Tiger Tax Service

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Mr. Stephen C. Neely, CFP®
(573) 443-5001
2012 Cherry Hill Dr Ste 202A
Columbia, MO
Firm
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning, LGBT Individuals and Couples, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Jared W. Reynolds, CFP®
(573) 875-3939
200 E. Southampton Dr.
Columbia, MO
Firm
Wilkerson & Reynolds Wealth Management
Areas of Specialization
Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000



Data Provided By:
Mr. Jeffrey C. Nichols, CFP®
(573) 355-8478
5206 Steeplechase Dr
Columbia, MO
Firm
Middle Class Financial Planning LLC
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Budget Development, General Financial Planning, Investment Planning, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $100,000 or less

Average Income: $50,000 or less



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Ms. Dodie K. Douglas, CFP®
(573) 445-8364
311 Bernadette Dr
Columbia, MO
Firm
Dodie Douglas CFP
Areas of Specialization
Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000



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Five Tips To Help Entrepreneurs Find Early Stage Capital in a Tough (But Improving) Market:


How the Venture Capitalists Nationwide Say to Do It
By Brian Hill

Profit Dynamics Inc., a research firm in Fountain Hills, Arizona,  recently conducted a survey of 74 venture capital firms from all regions of the United States. They were asked their views about the outlook for the early stage capital market in the upcoming year. On the whole, the VCs responded with at least a moderate degree of optimism, the overall theme being--the worst may be over. They were then asked this question:

What advice would you give to entrepreneurs looking for early stage capital?

Here's what they told us:

1. Be Prepared

In both good times and bad, this is good advice: Be thoroughly prepared for the presentation to VCs and focus on why your business will make money for investors.

2. Conserve Capital

In the late 1990's, capital was much more plentiful and in some cases, management teams looked at the term "burn rate" to literally mean they had investors' money to burn, and when one round of financing ran out, they could easily go out and get more. From 2000 and up to today, a massive reality check occurred in the market for early stage capital. The emphasis now is on conserving capital and reaching as many milestones as you can on your own without investors' money.

3. Be Committed

In the due diligence process, investors try to determine the level of commitment the management team has to the business. Will the team exhaust themselves trying to make this business succeed? Part of that commitment can be financial, both in terms of willingness to commit personal resources to the venture, and the willingness to forego compensation until the cash flow of the venture becomes positive.

4. Have An Outstanding Management Team

One way investors mitigate risk is to only put money behind the very finest management teams. An ever-viable maxim applies (and you imagine VCs carry this around in their wallets): a great team with a mediocre idea succeeds more often than a great idea with a mediocre team. The strength of the management team is even more critical to them when the new venture will be trying to gain a foothold in tough economic times.

5. Be Patient and Persevere

Even in the exhilarating days of the Internet boom, entrepreneurs were sometimes shocked by how long it took them to obtain seed stage or first round capital. For one thing, they did not take into account the incredible number of ventures that were begun...

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