Luke Strode, CFP®

Associate Partner and Wealth Advisor

Helping high achievers focus on their finances in order to create, grow, and preserve true wealth.

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Luke Strode, CFP®

Associate Partner and Wealth Advisor

Helping high achievers focus on their finances in order to create, grow, and preserve true wealth.

Are you trying to figure out what to do with the money you have coming in?

In nearly a decade of working as a financial advisor, I’ve had the privilege of working with clients in many different career fields and across generational lines.

However, the one commonality in the people across the table is that they are driven. They have mastered what it takes to be successful in their job and their life, and they have the income to show for it.

Unfortunately, having money is only one part of the equation.

You need to know what to do with it to be truly successful, and that’s where I can help.

Let’s create a game plan for your money.

What you can expect

You have very acute financial needs and require an objective and transparent approach to your financial goals and concerns. I believe the only way to offer this level of service is through trust and transparency.

I have structured my practice in a way that allows me to spend time getting to know you and your family, so I may deliver customized strategies to suit your needs.

About North Star Resource Group – Scottsdale Division

In 2018, a team of experienced financial advisors and I set the foundation for North Star Resource Group – Scottsdale as a boutique, client-centric, integrity-driven, comprehensive wealth management practice to cater to the needs of high income and high net worth clients.

We connect our clients with resources and support through our larger firm North Star Resource Group, a nationally recognized independent firm with over $11.3 billion of client assets (as of Aug. 2022) entrusted to them and origins tracing back to 1908.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in finance and entrepreneurship from the University of Arizona
  • Graduate of the McGuire Program of Entrepreneurship, which consistently ranks in the top 10 public graduate programs in the country2
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification training from University of California Berkley. The CFP® designation comes with extensive training in financial planning, estate planning, insurance, investments, taxes, employee benefits and retirement planning, and it is held by less than 30% of all financial advisors in the industry.3
  • FINRA Series 7 Registered
  • FINRA Series 66 Registered
  • Licensed Life, Accident and Health Insurance Agent
  • Distinguished among a select group of financial advisors worldwide by the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)

2About the McGuire Center. Eller College of Management. (2021, June 21). Retrieved February 22, 2022, from https://eller.arizona.edu/departments-research/centers-labs/entrepreneurship/about

3CFP® Professional demographics. CFP Board. Retrieved February 22, 2022, from https://www.cfp.net/knowledge/reports-and-statistics/professional-demographics

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Services personalized

You likely have many financial goals vying for your attention—and your paycheck. My job is to help you quiet the noise, find clarity, and create a strategy for your unique path toward financial security.

Individuals and families

  • Student loan management
  • Budgeting or cash flow management
  • Life insurance and disability insurance
  • Property and casualty insurance
  • College funding
  • Holistic financial planning

Veterinarians and practice owners

  • Student loan management
  • Qualified employer plans: 401(k)s, SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs
  • Defined benefit plans
  • Business continuation and exit strategies
  • Holistic financial planning

I am currently serving as the Financial Ally Chair for the Arizona Vet Association.

Physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals

  • Student loan management
  • Occupation-specific disability insurance and rider recommendations
  • Cash flow management
  • Holistic financial planning

Business owners

  • Cashflow management
  • Tax planning*
  • Qualified employer plans: 401(k)s, SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs
  • Defined benefit plans
  • Business continuation and exit strategies
  • Holistic financial planning

Real Estate Agents

  • Cashflow management
  • Tax planning*
  • Qualified employer plans: 401(k)s, SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs
  • Defined benefit plans
  • Business continuation and exit strategies
  • Holistic financial planning

Retirees

  • Tax-efficient decumulation*
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Medicare Supplement insurance
  • Holistic financial planning

Let’s get started

*Financial Professionals do not provide specific tax/legal advice and this information should not be considered as such.  You should always consult your tax/legal advisor regarding your own specific tax/legal situation.

My team

Mayra Alvarez
Mayra Alvarez

Practice Coordinator

Resource team

Carrie Hancock
Carrie Hancock

Vice President, Financial Planning Resource Center

Jeff Landt, CFA, CFP®
Jeff Landt, CFA, CFP®

Vice President and Director of Investments

Chase Brakke, DIA, DIF, CEPA®
Chase Brakke, DIA, DIF, CEPA®

Vice President of Business Owner Solutions

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    Scottsdale, Ariz.

    6720 N. Scottsdale Road
    Suite 290
    Scottsdale, AZ 85253

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    Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) is an independent membership organization of life insurance and financial service professionals. Membership levels are based on commissions, premiums, or fees generated within a year from investment and insurance products. Members must apply annually and pay a fee. Members must be members in good standing of a Professional Association which has met the following criteria: in existence at least 2 years, have 100 or more members, must be a nonprofit organization, must have a code of ethics and an effective means of dealing with breaches of its code. Members must also adhere to the MDRT Code of Ethics. Working with this advisor is not a guarantee of future financial results. Investors should conduct their own evaluation.

    Luke Strode is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative of Securian Financial Services Inc. Securities and Investment Advisory services offered through Securian Financial Services Inc. member FINRA/SIPC. Northstar Resource Group is independently owned and operated.

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