Biblical Stewardship and Faith-based Financial Planning
David Nielsen is an independent Christian financial advisor providing clients with comprehensive and customized financial planning strategies based on their individual needs.
David believes everyone needs a customized financial strategy in order to determine where they are, where they want to go, and how to get there. In aiming to act as a financial steward for his clients, he is dedicated to using biblical principles in advising clients, whether offering retirement planning strategies or insurance solutions. He seeks to guide his clients through the process of establishing their financial, personal, and business goals, and help them determine investments that may best match their risk tolerance and objectives.
David largely works with families, widows and widowers, and small business owners. In providing comprehensive financial planning services and products, he develops customized strategies that address eight different areas, from income tax analysis to retirement projections. With offices in Cary, Illinois; Dunbar, Wisconsin; and an affiliated office in Vicksburg, Mississippi, he serves the surrounding areas and works with clients in 28 states, including Michigan, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
“America was founded by people who believe that God was their rock of safety. I recognize we must be cautious in claiming that God is on our side, but I think it's alright to keep asking if we're on His side.” - Ronald Reagan
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