Continuum Wealth Management
Fee-Only, Fiduciary Financial Advisor serving Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ.
Craig Ritter is a fee-only financial advisor in Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ. Continuum Wealth Management provides fee-only, fiduciary retirement planning, investment management and financial planning to clients in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Craig Ritter is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice. We act as advocates for our clients!
A financial advisor with 15 years of experience in the financial planning and investment advisory industry. He is a fiduciary and founder of Continuum Wealth Management, LLC, a Fee-Only Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and financial planning firm in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Craig Ritter attended Arizona State University on a football scholarship where he was an offensive lineman for the Sun Devils. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. After graduating, Craig was fortunate to have the opportunity to play professional football in a number of leagues. Always having an interest in things financial and realizing this was an area that others needed objective advice and guidance in, Craig completed his Financial Planning Certificate from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and passed the board examination, earning the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) designation.
Prior to founding Continuum Wealth Management, Craig worked in Financial Planning with The Vanguard Group where he served a wide range of high net worth individuals and families.
Craig is a member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) where he leads the local Phoenix fee-only financial advisor study group, and also has participated in the Financial Planning Association (FPA)’s Financial Planning Week and The Arizona Republic’s Money Bus Tour outreach programs.
Craig has been quoted in various national and local media such as The Wall Street Journal and U.S. News & World Report.
Craig enjoys weight training, hiking, biking, reading, traveling and spending time with family. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Craig Ritter is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
NAPFA members live by three important values:
- To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
- To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
- To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning
Who We Are
Continuum Wealth Management is an independent, Fee-Only Wealth Management Firm and Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). We serve Scottsdale and the greater Phoenix area. Continuum Wealth Management was founded by Craig Ritter, CFP®. The firm is located at the Gainey Ranch Financial Center in Scottsdale, Arizona with an additional office in West Phoenix.
What We Do
We provide fiduciary, fee-only wealth management on an ongoing basis for affluent pre-retirees and retirees. Our wealth management service is a combination of retirement planning, investment management and financial planning.
We design customized investment portfolios based on your goals, values, desires and objectives. As fiduciaries, we are obligated to put your interests first and take seriously our responsibility for managing your assets. We do not sell financial products or take commissions of any kind. We act as an advocate for our clients!
While important, your investment portfolio makes up only one piece of your financial "pie." We realize that having a complete understanding of your situation better allows us to manage your wealth. Financial planning is the ongoing pursuit of a variety of issues that will more fully maximize your overall financial situation. Financial planning is based on your needs and desires, but may involve retirement planning, retirement distribution options, estate planning, tax planning, wealth preservation, risk management, college funding and charitable giving.
How We Help You
Continuum Wealth Management brings all areas of your personal and financial life together into an actionable plan. We help you on your journey toward long-term financial success by:
- Creating a plan to get you from where you are now to where you want to be
- Helping you achieve your lifestyle and retirement goals
- Managing and coordinating your financial affairs, allowing you the opportunity to focus on those things most important to you
- Helping you make good financial decisions
- Simplifying your financial life
- Providing financial peace of mind!
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Retirement Income Planning
- Investment Management
- Retirees and Near Retirees
- Widows or Widowers
- Busy Professionals
- Complimentary Initial Consultation
- Clearly Defined Fees
- No Product Sales
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Craig Ritter is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
Craig Ritter is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification
CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.
Craig Ritter is a member of The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)
FPA® is the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the U.S. and supports high standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure when serving clients.
Continuum Wealth Management is an Approved Dimensional Funds Advisor
Dimensional Fund Advisors is a leading global investment firm that has been translating academic research into practical investment solutions since 1981. Guided by a strong belief in markets, the firm builds and implements strategies to help clients pursue higher expected returns. An enduring philosophy, strong client commitment, and deep working relationships with the academic community underpin Dimensional’s approach to investing and form the foundation for new strategies.
Contact Craig Ritter
7337 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
12725 West Indian School Road
Avondale, AZ 85392