Comprehensive Financial Services (CFS) strives to offer the most complete solutions to our clients’ financial needs and objectives. Whether it’s home or commercial financing, estate or investment planning*, life or health insurance, or trustee services, CFS hopes to offer a custom resolution for our clients.
In addition to founding CFS, Galo is an investment advisory representative* registered with H.D. Vest Advisory ServicesSM. Mr. Medina holds a Series 7 (General Securities) license, a Series 65 (Uniform Combined State Law) license, and California State Life Insurance and Annuity licenses. Also, He holds a Mutual Fund Counselor Charter (CMFC) from the College of Financial Planning, as well as a Certified Senior Advisor designation from the Society of Certified Senior Advisors.
Mr. Medina is responsible for the financial planning and investment areas of our practice. These services include investment advisory services, retirement planning, college education planning, estate/legacy planning, and personal/corporate life insurance. Galo also works closely with Matt Crammer and Robert Kern on tax planning issues in order to provide our clients with simplified, integrated, and comprehensive wealth management services.
Mrs. Robyn Medina has over ten years experience in the investment securities industry and is a registered representative for H.D. Vest Investment ServicesSM. She specializes in the college savings arena with an expertise of 529 plans.
We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email us at email or call us at 323-464-6040. We look forward to hearing from you.
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