Rose Swanger

Personal Finance, Retirement, Investing
“Advise Finance aims to promote financial literacy and provide customized solutions for your financial needs.”

Advise Finance, LLC

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Certified Financial Planner


Rose was born and raised in China, but educated in the US. Consequently, she enjoys the best of both worlds. She aims to incorporate that philosophy into her practice and provides her clients with the same privilege. Rose was the first American Certified Financial Planner(tm) practitioner who ever won the annual international financial plan competition twice (2014 & 2016), sponsored by the Global PlanPlus Award. Additionally, Rose has been frequently interviewed and quoted by major financial media sources, such as The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger, Forbes, US World News, Reuters, CNBC, Chicago Tribune, and InvestmentNews. You can see a clip of her interview with the local TV, WBIR, about teaching kids of financial literacy.   

Besides having the general knowledge of financial planning, Rose has two other distinctive designations: 1) RICP®--Retirement Income Certified Professional, which gives her the expertise to help retirees during the retirement in issues such as safe income withdrawal, Social Security and Medicare  planning, long-term care, etc, and 2) CDFA®--Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, which allows her to assist attorneys and clients to achieve the best possible equitable settlement and at the same time to avoid typical financial and tax pitfalls. Rose Swanger is passionate about promoting financial literacy. Her personal goal is to help Americans get their financial houses in order, one community at a time. 


BS, Medical Technology, Georgia State University
MBA, Financial Planning, California Lutheran University

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