Bay Point Wealth
Principal & Senior Advisor
Bay Point Wealth
Principal & Senior Advisor
As a fee-only financial planner, I provide thoughtful, unbiased, financial guidance to help you simplify, organize and succeed financially so you can live the life you desire. - Lyn Dippel, CFP®, JD
Serving clients locally and nation wide with offices in greater Annapolis and Columbia, MD
Lyn Dippel is a Columbia, MD and Annapolis, MD fee-only financial planner. Bay Point Wealth provides comprehensive financial planning, portfolio management, and tax planning to help individuals and families organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions such as change in marital status, career change, or retirement. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Lyn Dippel is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased, actionable financial advice.
As an executive and business owner for 15 years, Lyn Dippel understands many of the issues women executives and business owners face. She is skilled at listening carefully to ensure she provides guidance consistent with her clients’ values. Lyn has experience advising women as they negotiate transitions such as career and employment changes, selling a business, and retirement.
As a woman who has experienced divorce personally, Lyn is familiar with the complex and overwhelming array of decisions facing individuals during this and other transitions.
Lyn was an owner at her previous firm for 15 years, where she served as President, CEO, and Senior Wealth Advisor. She decided to join forces with Bay Point Wealth in 2020 to increase the focus on planning and taxes in conjunction with a sound investment philosophy that is more about capturing market returns, controlling what you can control, minimizing taxes and most importantly consistent with helping clients reach their financial objectives.
Lyn specializes in helping women experiencing life transitions such as marriage transitions, active partnership divestments, career changes and retirement. Her experience and opinions have been sought by publications such as Kiplinger’s, Smart Money Magazine, and Business Week*. She has guided many clients through various transitions, helping to turn their challenges and fears into conﬁdence and positive outcomes.
Lyn believes strongly in giving back to the community. She enjoys mentoring young women both privately and as a mentor with Executive Alliance whose mission is to accelerate the success and leadership of accomplished women by expanding their impact and influence through advocacy, education and mentorship. She also serves as Board Member and Chairman of the Finance Committee for Samaritan House in Annapolis helping men on their journey to an addiction free life.
Lyn is also passionate about outdoor activities including running, boating, cycling and kayaking in her off hours.
Lyn lives in Annapolis, Maryland, and works out of Bay Point Wealth’s Annapolis, Maryland office.
Lyn Dippel 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.
Our mission at Bay Point Wealth is to integrate planning, investments, and taxes, with you at the center. The first step is understanding where you want your financial journey to take you. We use this foundation to build appropriate strategies, tailored to you.
We look at and integrate all aspects of your financial life, including your investments, taxes, insurance, and estate plan to provide advice in an unbiased, clear, and comprehensive manner. In interactive meetings, we will show you how different factors affect your financial future. In real time you can see how spending, investment returns, savings, and other factors will affect your wealth. Once you feel comfortable with your plan, we will design an investment portfolio that reaches your goals in a cost effective and tax efficient manner, maintaining as little risk as possible. Lastly, not only will we prepare your tax return, we will look for opportunities to minimize your tax burden and integrate your tax planning with your overall financial plan.
At Bay Point Wealth, you get comprehensive planning, investments, and taxes. Everything you need, all in one place.
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Retirement Income Planning
- Investment Management
- Tax Planning
- Retirees and Near Retirees
- Executive Women
- Post Divorce Restructuring
- Novice Investors
- Sudden Money Situations
- In-Office Meetings
- Virtual Meetings
- Clearly Defined Fees
- No Product Sales
- Complimentary Initial Consultation
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Lyn Dippel 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.
Lyn Dippel 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.
Lyn Dippel 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.
Bay Point Wealth is Featured on Expertise.com as 2022 Best Financial Advisors in Baltimore
Lyn Dippel is Featured in Capital Gazette: "Lyn A. Dippel named partner in Bay Point Wealth"
Lyn Dippel is Featured in Eye on Annapolis
Lyn A. Dippel, JD, CFP® Receives the Women’s Choice Award for Financial Advisors as Noted on InsuranceNewsNet.com
Lyn Dippel Named "Best Financial Advisor" by The Baltimore Sun
Lyn Dippel is a Featured Advisor in the Washingtonian
Lyn Dippel Writes for Her Mind Magazine
Lyn Dippel is Quoted on The Huffington Post: "The 4 Factors Women Should Keep in Mind When It Comes to Financial Planning"
Lyn Dippel is a Member of The Howard County Estate Planning Council
Lyn Dippel is a Member of The Anne Arundel Estate Planning Council
Lyn Dippel is a Member and a Mentor for The Executive Alliance
Lyn Dippel Serves on the Board of Directors for the Samaritan House of Annapolis
Bay Point Wealth Named Best Wealth Management Firm in Maryland by US Business News 2019 Finance Elite Awards
Lyn Dippel Receives the Women’s Choice Award for Financial Advisors
FAI's Lyn Dippel Named to Washingtonian's 2019 "Top Fee-Only Financial Adviser" List
FAI Lauded with Two 2019 Five Star Wealth Manager Awards: Lyn A. Dippel and Mark Stinson Receive Coveted Honor
Lyn Dippel is Quoted in Financial Advisor Magazine: "Opening The Doors"
Lyn Dippel is Quoted in HCP Live: "More Blended Families Tackle Tricky Financial Planning"
Lyn Dippel is Quoted on the Herald Net: "Talk about money early: Especially for girls, well-rounded exposure to financial issues is crucial"
Lyn Dippel is Quoted in The Ledger: "Losing a spouse can leave many women financially vulnerable"
Lyn Dippel is Quoted on Bloomberg: "Ways to Stash Your Cash: Part III"
Contact Lyn Dippel
582 Bellerive Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21409
721 Melvin Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401
10440 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044
Asheville, NC 28801
1990 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34236