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Skip Fleming, CFP®

Competent, Trustworthy, and Affordable advice for the rest of us.

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CEO / Portfolio Manager

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Meet Your Advisor

Skip Fleming is the founder of Lodestar Financial Planning, a financial planning practice providing hourly, as-needed financial advice.

Skip provides financial advice and coaching to individuals and their families from all walks of life. He does not set minimum income or net worth requirements to engage in his financial planning, investment consultation, or portfolio review services.

A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Skip is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. He has been in the financial services industry since 2002, following a 24-year career in the United States Marine Corps.

As an Advisor, Skip is committed to guiding his clients in pursuit of their financial goals by bringing sound financial knowledge and trustworthy advice to each individual and family he serves. His areas of focus include:

• Broad-based financial planning
• Financial foundation planning and coaching (cash flow, debt elimination, & emergency savings)
• Insurance planning
• Retirement income planning
• Educatiuon funding
• Investment allocation and advice
• Military and Federal Employee Benefits
• Special needs planning

The father of a special needs young adult, Skip volunteers as a ski instructor with the National Sports Center for the Disabled, and as a ski coach with the Special Olympics of Colorado. Understanding the concerns of families with special needs and the importance of coaching, he applies that understanding by guiding his clients toward productive, lifelong financial habits.

Skip is a member of the Pikes Peak Detachment of the Marine Corps League, the Military Officers Association of America, and the Professional Ski Instructors Association of America.  He also serves on the Board for Early Connections Learning Centers. 

Married for over 38 years with two children, Skip enjoys spending time with his family in the beautiful mountains of Colorado; skiing, biking, hiking, rafting, and fishing.

Skip offers a free, no-obligation inital phone call where you can discover for yourself if his services are right for you. Click here to schedule your complimentary, initial call.

Let's Get Acquainted

We offer a complimentary "Get Acquainted" meeting to describe our services, and to see if our services are right for you.


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1880 Office Club Pointe, Suite 1800
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Investment advisor representative of and investment advisory services offered through Garrett Investment Advisors, LLC, a fee-only SEC registered investment advisor.
Tel: (910) FEE-ONLY. Lodestar Financial Planning may offer investment advisory services in the State of Colorado and in other jurisdictions where exempted.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements..
Most of the great photographs used on this site were taken by professional photographer and neighbor Rowedean Doss, and are gratefully used with her permission.
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