Rachael Burns (AWMA, CDFA, CFP®, CPWA®, CRPC®, MBA)

Rachael Burns focuses in the
following client markets or areas of practice:

  • Divorce Planning
  • Millennials
  • Novice Investors
  • Women's Financial Planning Issues

Planning Specialties


Your career is thriving and you're finally making a decent income. However, you feel embarrassed for not being more on top of your finances. You just don’t have the time or energy to be your own financial expert.

How I can help:

  • A budget for a lifestyle you actually enjoy
  • A savings plan for your dream retirement
  • Investments that align with your goals & values
  • Making the most of your employee benefits


You're feeling emotionally and financially insecure. You feel out of touch with your money after delegating financial decisions to your spouse for so many years. You feel like your whole life just got cut in half, and worry how that’s going to impact your family's lifestyle.

How I can help:

  • Analysis of long-term impacts of proposed divorce settlements
  • Budget that factors in wages, spousal support, and child support
  • Updated plan for retirement and other long-term financial goals
  • Beneficiary update on your accounts and insurance policies


You're completely overwhelmed with grief. Your finances are the last thing you want to be worrying about, but there's so much to be done. Your financial information and important documents are in disarray and you’re struggling to get organized.

How I can help:

  • Reviewing bills, loans, & other immediate obligations
  • A budget to make sure you live comfortably and retain a sense of normalcy
  • Transitioning your home, accounts, and other assets into your own name
  • Re-examining retirement and other long-term financial goals

Additional Information

I am committed to continuing my education. I have 2 masters degrees: an MBA in Finance and a Masters in Personal Financial Planning, in addition to Bachelors in Business Administration. I have deepened my professional knowledge by earning the Certified Financial Planner®Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, and Certified Private Wealth Advisor® designations.

I am passionate about making financial advice accessible to those who have been underserved by my industry. I volunteer my time with Family Reach, providing pro bono financial planning to families affected by cancer. I also donate my time mentoring and coaching financial planning students at my alma mater, Sacramento State.

NAPFA Start Date

August 20, 2020


This Office

162 Willow Creek Dr Folsom, CA 95630-4863 Phone: (916) 235-3424