Hello, I’m Steve Warta, founder of Roadmap Wealth Management, LLC.
Roadmap Wealth Management (RWM) is a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), providing retirement planning, financial planning and managing investments for individuals. I put my clients’ interests first! RWM uses a fee-only compensation model, which includes an hourly fee for financial planning and an asset based fee for managing the investments. I serve clients in the Kansas City and Overland Park area. Learn more about how I work with clients by clicking on the Videos tab.
Our Mission: To help business owners/retirees over the age of 50 organize complex financial decisions into a strategic plan that achieves their goals and objectives.
Our Approach: Utilize time-tested techniques to obtain information that puts my clients’ interest above my own.
Our Objective: To turn numbers into Dreams. To safely compound my clients’ portfolios in a tax-efficient manner, while being accepted into my clients’ family as a trusted advisor.
Steve J. Warta has 30+ years of experience in financial planning and managing investments. He has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ since 1987 and continues to help individuals become successful with their planning.
Explanation of Associations and Professional Designation Qualifications:
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve. Each advisor must sign and renew a Fiduciary Oath yearly and subscribe to NAPFA’s Code of Ethics, as well as completing 60 hours of continuing education every two years.
Fee-Only is a network of financial advisors who never earn commissions on investment products. Every financial planner, financial advisor and investment manager on FeeOnlyNetwork.com has been vetted to meet the high standards of the The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) for strict fee-only compensation and ethical obligation.
The CFP® designation is for a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. CFP® professionals must pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Examination, satisfy the CFP Board’s Fitness Standards for Candidates and Registrants, agree to abide by CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Rules of Conduct, and comply with the CFP Board’s Financial Planning Practice Standards. To obtain the designation, a CFP® professional must also have three years of professional experience in the financial planning process. To maintain the CFP® designation, a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education must be completed every two years, along with continuing compliance with the CFP Board’s rules and standards.
The ChFC® designation is for a Chartered Financial Consultant®. A ChFC® has completed an extensive educational program, consisting of nine or more college-level courses on all aspects of financial planning from The American College, a non-profit educator with the highest level of academic accreditation. The average study time for the program is over 400 hours. A ChFC® must adhere to strict ethical standards and meet extensive experience requirements.