Fee Only Financial Planner (Fiduciary)
Virtually out of Fort Collins

Hi! I'm Lucas and I can help you achieve
the next level

Take Your Financial Confidence to the Next Level!

Who Level Up Financial Planning Serves

The core of Level Up clients are in the tech industry. Below are the common individuals and families I serve based on current career and financial complexities.

Newbie / Career Changer

You are early in your new career and you want to maximize your potential.

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Mid-Career

You are well into your career and your finances are more complicated than you have the time and energy to handle.

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Team

You have a team and you want them performing at their peak. You understand that financial stressors lead to work inefficiency.

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The Level Up Difference

Created with you in mind.

You deserve a financial planner that puts your success first and foremost. I believe that everyone can achieve a higher level when they work with an expert that cares. I work with a small select group of clients to provide customized coaching and strategies that are unique to each individual and family.

Press Start Value of Leveling Up

Wealth Builder

Establish a game plan to maximize your lifestyle today while building wealth for your future.

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Address Complex Decisions

Confidently make financial decisions that will impact your life, well beyond just finances.

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Wealth Management

Create an investment strategy that aligns with your goals and risk appetite, while reducing fees.

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Navigate Transitions

Whether planned or not, you can rely on Level Up to guide you through financial transitions.

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Affiliations

The
fiduciary  
standard

As a real financial planner, I feel that it is my duty to only align myself with organizations that believe in the importance of being a fiduciary. A fiduciary requires that your best interest is always the guiding principal in any recommendations we discuss.

About Level Up
Fiduciary Oath

Many advisors claim to be fiduciaries, but refuse to sign a fiduciary oath. Here is a digital version of my fiduciary oath.

Giving Back

Level Up Financial Planning is committed to giving back 1% of profits to charities that clients will vote on based on points they earn by earning achievements.

Why I Created Techie Personal Finance Bootcamp

Tech employees in their 20’s & 30’s have unique decisions that will greatly impact their future possibilities. Listen to Recent Episodes

Latest Strategy Guides

Education is an important value that we hope to provide.  Reading our blog is one of the ways we provide that education.  Contact us if you’d like to suggest a topic for our next blog or webinar.
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Virtually Out Of Fort Collins, CO

970-222-6783

lucas@levelupfinancialplanning.com

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