Peter S. Melsness

Peter S. Melsness

| CFP®

Superior Financial, LLC


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CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional and Fee-Only financial advisor serving the greater Minneapolis, MN area


  • Financial Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Investment Management


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3265 19th St. NW, Ste. 320
Rochester, MN 55901

314 E. Main Street
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Fee-Only & Fiduciary

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country's leading association of fee-only and fiduciary financial planners.

Peter Melsness is a Minneapolis area (Rochester) Fee-Only Financial Planner serving the entire area and clients across the country.  Superior Financial, LLC specializes in providing objective financial planning and investment management to help clients build, manage, grow, and protect their assets through life's transitions. Peter Melsness is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional.

Peter Melsness is founder and principal owner of Superior Financial a registered investment adviser firm. Peter is a NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ having received the CFP® designation in 2010.

A native of Minnesota, Peter is married with four children and enjoys an active lifestyle with many interests including, traveling, hiking and spending time with family.

Peter is active in the Rochester community serving on a number of boards and committees while striving to live out his personal financial mantra:

Live Healthy. Give Generously. Protect you and your loved ones. Save early and often. Spend the rest to enjoy life!


  • Certificate in Financial Planning, College for Financial Planning, Denver, Colorado
  • Bachelor of Science, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Masters of Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

If you are looking for independent, objective financial planning and advice, without conflicts of interest, you have come to the right place. We do not sell investments or insurance. Instead, we provide ongoing financial planning and investment advice as we help our clients clarify and then work towards achieving their most important life goals.

As you will see, this is a different type of financial services firm and we think you will find our philosophy and vision to be both refreshing and compelling.

About Superior Financial
Peter Melsness CFP® is founder and principal owner of Superior Financial which was launched in 2008. Located in Rochester and Blooming Prairie, MN we also serve clients in the greater Twin Cities metro area and enjoy working virtually with clients across the USA.

As independent, Fee-Only advisors, we do not accept commissions of any kind and feel this is the most objective way to provide financial advice.

We work with clients on a Fiduciary basis, meaning our only loyalty is to our clients – not a brokerage firm, mutual fund company or insurance company. We feel this is the best way to provide financial advice.