Michael W. Olff, EA, CFP

  • 1997 - Bachelor of Science in Human Biology - National University of Health Sciences
  • 1979 - Doctorate of Chiropractic from the National University of Health Sciences
  • 1990 - Board Eligible Neurology
  • 1979 - 2008 - Private practice in Chiropractic Medicine in Hayward and Discovery Bay
  • 2008 - Completed the Certified Financial Planning program - Boston University
  • 2008 - Joined Stahlschmidt Financial Group
  • Licenses held: Securities, Life/Healthllong Term Care and Disability Insurance, Private Client Tax Preparation, Investment Advisor Representative (IAR)
  • Primary client emphasis is comprehensive financial planning, retirement planning, investment/asset management
  • For many years, Mike has counseled family and friends on various financial matters....so it was natural that a few years ago, while still a chiropractor, Mike decided to start undertaking the rigorous training required to obtain his Certified Financial Planning certification. Mike has now sold his chiropractic practice and devotes his full time to the financial planning field...helping other chiropractors, healthcare providers and clients achieve their financial goals and independence
  • Mike and his wife Carol have 4 children, Kathleen, Bryan, Kiel and Ryan. They have lived in the Bay Area for 32 years. His hobbies, in addition to being an accomplished musician, include golf, skiing and Napa Vailey trips
For Individuals For Business Owners
Comprehensive Financial Planning Business Succession Planning
Estate Planning Buy-Sell Programs
College Funding Group Medical Plans
Retirement Planning Group Long Term Care
Securities/Managed Assets Qualified Retirement Plans
Life/Disability/LTC Insurance Deferred Compensation Plans
Annuities-Fixed/Indexed/Variable Key Employee/Executive Benefits

 

Our Location

Gateway Financial Advisors Inc.
1801 N. California Boulevard #106
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Mike: 925.322.8067
Jim: 925.322.8064

Latest News

Financial and Economic Brief - March 3, 2020

• Potential Rate Cuts Coming - In response to the coronavirus scare, there’s a chance that the Fed could take policy back to where it was during the financial crisis of 2008.

• Britain’s Mandate for Trade Talks - Britain unveiled its mandate for trade talks with the U.S., with Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowing to drive a hard bargain in negotiations.

• Stock Market Plummets - U.S. stocks fell as fears escalated over the fast-spreading coronavirus, with Wall Street capping its worst week since the global financial crisis of 2008.

Financial and Economic Brief - February 4, 2020

• Continued Gains in Consumer Spending - The U.S. economy grew 2.1% in Q4 of 2019, closing out a year in which GDP decelerated to its slowest pace in three years.

• Chinese Shares Drop amid Coronavirus - Stock markets in China fell as traders rushed to sell amid continued fears about the impact on the global economy of the coronavirus epidemic.

• Oil Prices Fall - Oil prices fell because of the concern over demand in China after the coronavirus epidemic.

Financial and Economic Brief - January 7, 2020

• Consumer Confidence Dips - According to The Conference Board, U.S. consumer confidence “dipped slightly” in December. The metric came in at 126.5 for the month, down from 126.8 in November.

• Oil Prices Rising - Oil prices rose over 1% on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel.

• Gold Highest in 7 Years - Global investors are going into safe haven assets as fallout continues from the U.S. killing of Iran’s top general, Qasem Soleimani.

Financial and Economic Brief - December 3, 2019

• Moderate Growth in Q3 - The U.S. economy grew at a moderate 2.1% rate over the summer, slightly faster than first estimated.

• OPEC to Deepen Cuts - OPEC and its allies plan to deepen oil cuts and have the deal in place so it runs at least until June 2020.

• Tariff Threat Renewed - President Trump announced that the U.S. will “restore” steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil and Argentina, citing a “massive devaluation of their currencies.”

Financial and Economic Brief - November 5, 2019

• Consumer Confidence “Dips” - U.S. consumer confidence fell slightly in October to 125.9 from a September reading of 126.3 as worries over business conditions and employment prospects rose.

• Gannett and New Media Investment Group - Gannett reported its third-quarter earnings noting a continued decline in overall revenue but pointed to an increase in its marketing services & digital subscriptions.

• U.S.-China Trade Optimism - Technology stocks pushed the three main indexes to record highs, as hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal and an improving domestic economy raised risk appetite.

Financial and Economic Brief - October 8, 2019

• Unemployment Rate Falls - Unemployment hit a 50-yr. low in September even though nonfarm payrolls rose by just 136,000 as the economy nears full employment.

• Impeachment and the Stock Market - The launch of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump tosses another wild card into a volatile stock market.

• Trade Talks Underway - U.S. & Chinese deputy trade negotiators launched a new round of talks on Monday aimed at resolving the 15-mo. trade war, with neither side showing any signs of giving ground.

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