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Helping You Thrive and Endure.

With the uncertainly in today's world, it is important to partner with an experienced team member who seeks to fulfill your needs.  A team member you can relate to, count on and who is available to you both now and in the future.

With this in mind, Steven Burdick founded Live Oak Wealth Management.

The Oak tree is a unifying symbol of our beautiful Central Coast and serves to remind us of the importance of building strength. This strength enables the Oak to endure and thrive over time. Our goal at Live Oak Wealth Management is to serve you in developing strategies that may assist you in your ability to also "endure" and "thrive".

Services include:

  • 403b/401k plans
  • Full-service Financial Planning
  • Insurance needs and analysis
  • College funding services
  • Mutual funds and Income Tools
  • Wealth Management
 

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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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