Carl von dem Bussche (AIF®, CFP®)

Carl von dem Bussche focuses in the
following client markets or areas of practice:

  • Investment Advice with Ongoing Management
  • Medical Professionals
  • Professional Athletes or Entertainers
  • Retirement Plan Investment Advice
  • Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules

Planning Specialties

As the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Financial Guidance Group, Carl takes his role as a fiduciary fee-only Advisor seriously by providing unbiased wealth planning and investment management advice. Helping people attain and manage their financial goals is Carl's passion and mission. Navigating the complexities of the financial markets can be a daunting task to most people. That's why having a knowledgeable professional on your side who has no industry or product affiliations will assure you of getting objective financial advice. Carl helps his clients avoid major financial mistakes by simplifying and organizing their financial lives and providing them peace of mind through the professional management of their finances.

Carl has more than 35 years of experience in the wealth planning and investment management field. He has been a fee-only planner since 1995, one of the first in the Tampa Bay area. He believes there are inherent conflicts of interest when a planner stands to gain financially from the products he recommends. Caveat emptor(buyer beware) Advisors calling themselves fee-based can receive fees paid by you, commissions, or revenue sharing arrangements on the products they sell.

Carl has received numerous prestigious industry designations. They include: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional, from the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado; Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®), from the Center for Fiduc

NAPFA Start Date

October 27, 1995


This Office

508 S Margin St Franklin, TN 37064-2848 Phone: (615) 721-8827 Fax: (727) 789-2643

Other Offices

788 Samantha Dr Palm Harbor, FL 34683-6200 Phone: (727) 787-7526 Fax: (727) 789-2643