Cynthia Petzold (CFP®, MBA)

Cynthia Petzold focuses in the
following client markets or areas of practice:

  • Baby Boomers
  • Hourly
  • Investment Advice without Ongoing Management
  • Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
  • Unmarried Couples
  • Women's Financial Planning Issues

Planning Specialties

Cynthia J. Petzold founded CommonWealth Financial Planning, LLC, located in Roanoke, Virginia, to serve people seeking help with their personal financial planning. She saw a need for the kind of affordable, objective, well-explained financial advice that is frequently sought but often difficult to find. Well-qualified to assist clients in their quest for financial security, Cynthia has a Masters degree in Business Administration and ten years industry experience in marketing and finance. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM) professional as well as a member of the Garrett Planning Network, an international affiliation of fee-only financial planners dedicated to serving people from all walks of life. Cynthia provides straightforward, thoroughly researched guidance and assistance on an hourly, as-needed basis. Cynthia has lived in Roanoke with her husband, Lowell, since 1988. They have two children, Meredith and Nicholas. In addition to her financial planning practice, Cynthia is a concert cellist. She also enjoys bicycling and other outdoor recreation in beautiful southwest Virginia.

Additional Information

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NAPFA Start Date

June 17, 2009


This Office

PO Box 21164 Roanoke, VA 24018-0118 Phone: (540) 772-0474 Fax: (540) 772-1062