Ronald Blue Trust
Private Wealth Advisor
Ronald Blue Trust
Private Wealth Advisor
As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is help people identify what matters most in life, then align their finances to meet those goals. - Eric VandenBerg, CFP®, CPA
Fee-Only financial planner located in Holland, MI, serving clients in the Midwest and across the country.
Eric VandenBerg is a Holland, MI fee-only financial advisor serving clients locally and across the country. Ronald Blue Trust provides comprehensive financial planning, investment management, and estate and trust services to help individuals, families and business owners organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Eric VandenBerg is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.
Eric VandenBerg is a private wealth advisor for the Private Wealth division of Ronald Blue Trust and serves clients out of the office in Holland, Michigan.
As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certificant, Eric analyzes clients’ overall financial condition and develops customized recommendations designed to help them realize their financial and life goals. He evaluates a client’s estate, insurance, tax, investment, giving, retirement, trust, and cash flow considerations and brings them together to create a comprehensive plan tailored specifically to the client’s needs.
Prior to joining Ronald Blue Trust in 2014, Eric worked as a tax associate for BDO USA, LLP in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Prior to that, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a tax associate in Chicago, Illinois.
Eric earned his BS in accounting from Trinity Christian College where he graduated with honors in 2009.
Eric is active in his community, where he serves as a deacon and chair of the finance committee of his local church. He has also the treasurer of a local non-profit.
He and his wife, Jessica, have three children and live in Hudsonville, Michigan.
Eric VandenBerg 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.
Ronald Blue Trust advisors apply biblical wisdom and technical expertise to help clients make wise financial decisions to experience clarity and confidence and leave a lasting legacy. With a nationwide network of 16 offices we offer comprehensive financial services and objective advice to clients across the wealth spectrum. Our services include:
• Financial, retirement, and estate planning
• Investment management
• Cash flow and budget planning
• Charitable giving strategies
• Personal trust and estate settlement
• Bill paying
• Business consulting services
• Family Office
• Professional Athlete services
• Institutional services
• Retirement plan consulting
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Investment Management
- Cash Flow & Tax Planning
- Estate & Generational Planning Issues
- Charitable Giving Planning
- Retirees and Near Retirees
- Business Owners and Executives
- High Net Worth Individuals & Families
- Sudden Money Situations
- Novice Investors
- In-Office Meetings
- Virtual Meetings
- Clearly Defined Fees
- No Product Sales
- Complimentary Initial Consultation
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Eric VandenBerg 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.
Eric VandenBerg 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.
Eric VandenBerg is a Certified Public Accountant (Learn More)
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a professional accountant who has met the education and experience requirements set by their state's Board of Accountancy and has passed the Uniform CPA Exam. CPAs are licensed to provide a wide range of accounting services, including financial statement preparation, tax planning and preparation, auditing, consulting, and other financial advisory services.
Contact Eric VandenBerg
183 College Ave
Holland, MI 49423