Matthew Etzler

Credentials: CFP®, CRPS®, CRC®, ChFEBC

819 Jefferson Street
Red Bluff, California, 96080
Telephone: 530.527.6761
Registry Member Since 2005

Business Philosophy

Our role is simple - to help our clients lead more fulfilling lives. Whether you are planning for retirement or already retired, we provide peace of mind so you can focus on doing the things you really want to do. Regardless of the size of your portfolio or estate, we will always, without conflict, place your interests first.

1. What are your firm names?
  • Registered Investment Advisor

    Etzler Financial Advisors, LLC

2. How is your RIA registered?
  • State: California
3. What type of practice do you have?
  • Sole Practitioner
4. What is your relationship to your RIA?
  • Owner
5. What are your years of financial services experience?
  • 25 Years
6. Do you have one or more degrees from an accredited college or university?
College for Financial Planning
7. Are you a current member of one or more financial service industry associations?
  • Financial Planning Association
  • Intl Foundation for Retirement Education
  • Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
8. What are your license and registration numbers?
9. What are your current registrations and licenses?
  • RIA
  • IAR
  • Series 63
10. Do you acknowledge you are a fiduciary when you provide financial advice and services for fees?
  • Yes
11. In what states are you licensed or registered to sell investment services and products for fees or commissions?
  • California
12. In what states are you licensed to sell insurance products for commissions?
  • Did Not Answer
13. In the past five years, do you have any disclosures on your investment or insurance compliance records?
  • Investment Disclosures: No
  • Insurance Disclosures: No
14. Since you became an adult, do you have any criminal disclosures (misdemeanors/felonies)?
  • No
15. My ADV Part II is:
  • Available Upon Request
16. Do you have any additional disclosures?
  • None
  • 17. What are your methods of compensation?
    • Hourly Fee
    • Fixed Fee
    18. Will you work with clients over the telephone and Internet?
    • Yes
    19. What types of reports do you provide your clients and what is the frequency?
    • Market Environment (Monthly)
    • Newsletters (Monthly)
    • Other (Quarterly)
    20. Will you meet with prospective clients at their locations?
    • Yes
    21. Do you make investment decisions for your clients without their approval in advance?
    • No (I do not provide discretionary services)
    22. Scope of Business: What is your current number of clients (not accounts)?
    • Available Upon Request
    23. Scope of Business: What are your current assets under management or advisement? (Compensation is fees)
    • Available Upon Request
    24. Do you have a minimum fee requirement?
    • None
    25. Do you have a minimum asset requirement?
    • None
    26. Do you speak any additional languages fluently?
    • None
    27. Do you provide any limited engagement services?
    • Retirement Plan Consulting
    28. Which categories of financial services do you provide for fees? Another professional (CPA, estate attorney) may provide one or more of these services.
    • Planning
    • Investment
    • Tax
    29. Do you sell investment or insurance products for commissions?
    • No
    30. What types of clients do you work with?
    • Individuals
    • Retirees
    • Pension
    • Foundations
    • Public Funds
    • Businesses
    31. Which custodian(s) take physical possession of your clients' assets? If applicable, name the top three in order of importance
    • Did Not Answer


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    Advisor Name: Matthew Etzler
    Most Recent Update: Jan 8, 2014