Sara Glakas

Black Barn Financial


Sara Glakas

Black Barn Financial


As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is to offer unbiased financial advice to help you achieve your life goals. - Sara Glakas

Fee-Only financial planner located in Austin, TX, serving clients locally and across the country

Sara Glakas is an Austin, TX fee-only financial advisor serving clients locally and across the country. Black Barn Financial provides wealth management and asset management to help clients with a growth mindset grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Sara Glakas is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.

Sara Glakas founded Black Barn Financial to create a financial advisory firm that not only offers personalized services but focuses on serving clients with a growth mindset. As a financial advisor, it’s not enough that she understands fundamental investing concepts and strategies, she wants you to understand them, too.

As part of her mission to educate those who feel removed from the investing world, Sara started the Austin Women’s Investing Group, an organization aimed at helping its 2,700+ members expand their financial understanding, proficiency, and opportunities. She has taught courses on finance and investing for several programs affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin and has served on the Advisory Board for the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women, a non-profit providing financial support and leadership training for Afghan women attending university in the U.S. In 2014, Sara won Austin Woman Magazine’s Small Business Grant Award. She currently co-hosts the podcast Women on the Verge of a Financial Breakthrough.

Sara earned an MBA from St. Edward’s University and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis, where she played on the women’s basketball team and won four national championships. 

Boutique firm providing personalized wealth strategies, financial guidance and investment advice to people preparing for life's most important milestones.

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.


  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Investment Management
  • College Education Planning
  • Tax Planning

Ideal Clients

  • Retirees and Near Retirees
  • Growing Families
  • Business Owners and Executives
  • Sudden Money Situations
  • Novice Investors

Working Together

  • In-Office Meetings
  • Virtual Meetings
  • Clearly Defined Fees
  • No Product Sales
  • Complimentary Initial Consultation

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Office Locations:

  • 2305 Hancock Drive
    Suite 105
    Austin, TX 78756

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