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 - April 1, 2021

• What You Need to Know About the New “American Rescue Plan Act” - Learn about the economic benefits of this act passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden.

• Funding Infrastructure Revitalization May Fall on the backs of Corporations and the Wealthy – Pundits have observed that many of America’s infrastructures are in serious need of repair/replacement.

• What Should You be Considering when Investing in 2021? - There is absolutely no foolproof way, strategy or guarantee to successfully invest in the stock market.

Financial and Economic Brief - March 1, 2021

• The Bureau of Economic Analysis Spells it All Out - If you have ever wanted to find an informational foundation that provides complete analysis of several parts of the American economy, look no further.

• How Inflation Effects the Financial Condition of Your Life – At this point, we are frequently told that we should have very little concern about inflation and its impact on the economy.

• Growing Need for Long Term Care Insurance as Baby Boomers Enter Old Age. - Baby Boomers are realizing that they should have taken on an LTC insurance policy a decade ago.

Financial and Economic Brief - February 1, 2021

• How Option Trading Shocked “Short Selling” Institutional Traders - This is one story that has many of us scratching our heads and wondering; how can a group of small investors bring down large Wall Street traders?

• Economic Impact of Shutting down the Keystone XL Pipeline – Economists are evaluating the impact this shutdown will have on jobs, the US Economy and climate change.

• Small Businesses Need to Act Quickly for The PPP “Second Draw” - Congress has passed legislation that will provide an additional $284 Billion Dollars for small businesses.

Financial and Economic Brief - January 1, 2021

• Highlights of New Covid Stimulus Bill - The new legislation, signed on December 27, 2020, has something in it for everyone; and more may be coming!

• Migration Movement from City to Farm? – Many Americans believe that the Covid-19 Pandemic has caused many to uproot their families and move from cities to suburbs or rural countryside.

• Chances of an IRS audit? The IRS Releases the Numbers. - One of the most unsettling times in a person’s life is the dreaded IRS audit.

Financial and Economic Brief - December 1, 2020

• Dow Breaks 30K – Is There a Higher Limit? - Pundits predicted that it would be many years, if not decades, before the Dow would recover to highs prior to March of 2020.

• The Fed’s Impact on Mortgage Rates & Acquisition of MBS – In the past, the party line among bankers was that the Fed’s control of the money supply had little to do with long term mortgage rates.

• The New SECURE Act Changes Required Minimum Distributions at retirement age - You may need a complete review of your retirement strategy based on how the new legislation will affect your retirement strategy.

Financial and Economic Brief - November 1, 2020

• GDP – The Latest Numbers for Q3 - Market analysts frequently rely on Real Gross Domestic Product reports in an attempt to determine long- and short-range investment strategies.

• GM Announces an all-Electric Vehicle Future – Here’s what Mary Bara, CEO of GM has recently said; “We want to put everyone in an EV, and we believe we have what it takes to do it.

• The Fed’s Definition of the “Money Supply”? - It seems as though we know very little about how the Money Supply affects personal investment and purchasing decisions.

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