In the Media

In the Media

Since launching our firm, Michael (Mike) Powers, a flat fee-only financial planner in Richmond, VA, has been fortunate enough to have been covered in the following media publications: CNBC – “4 tips for saving for retirement, according to a financial planner who helps...
How to Freeze Your Credit

How to Freeze Your Credit

One of the best ways to prevent someone from opening accounts in your name without your consent is to implement a credit freeze.  This blocks access to your credit reports, so when an application is submitted for credit using your social security number, the potential...
What is Manuka? (mah-noo-kah)

What is Manuka? (mah-noo-kah)

Prior to having children, my wife, Kacie, and I loved to travel internationally.  The last trip we took before our daughter was born was to Australia and New Zealand to visit my aunt and uncle.  Manuka is the Maori name for a common tree in New Zealand which...
A Letter of Gratitude

A Letter of Gratitude

Today is a special day.  Manuka Financial, a firm created to balance my passion for helping others with my passion for family, is officially open for business.  As I begin one of the most challenging endeavors of my career, I wanted to first pause and say...