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Vaughn Sparks Ameriprise Financial Advisor

Vaughn Sparks

CFP®, CRPC®, APMA®, ADPA®, CFS®

Financial Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner
MavenCross Wealth Advisors
18
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.
Background and qualification information is available at FINRA’s BrokerCheck website.

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Saving for Education
  • Investments
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Investment Management
  • Cash Flow Management Strategies
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
  • Insurance

Interests

  • My wife and I enjoy spending our time doing many extracurricular activities with our two boys.
  • During the Spring, my free time is spent at the ball park serving as an assistant coach to my sons' baseball teams.
  • In the Summer, we spend most of our free time at one of the beautiful lakes in Alabama. But growing up in Cullman, Smith Lake is my favorite.
  • When Autumn rolls around you can find my family cheering on the Alabama Crimson Tide at most home games.
  • During Winter, the boys and I head to the woods to try our luck hunting and give mom a much needed break.
  • I also love to support the various Leadership Vestavia Hills events throughout the year.

Community participation

  • Wake the World (Smith Lake, AL)
  • C.A.S.T. for Kids (Smith Lake, AL)
  • Birmingham Barons Spring Baseball Clinic
  • Leadership Vestavia Hills Wing Ding
  • Leadership Vestavia Hills Class of 2016
  • Golden Circle Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Class of 2015

Qualifications

  • CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner
  • CRPC® Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
  • APMA® Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor℠
  • ADPA® Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor℠
  • CFS® Certified Fund Specialist
  • FINRA Series 7 - General Securities Representative Examination
  • FINRA Series 66 - Uniform Combined State Law Examination

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Finance - The University of Alabama
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