Messer, Rust & Burkert Advisors

A financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  • Your financial goals

    Learn more about key financial and investment insights to help you achieve your goals.

  • Financial confidence

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  • Get to know us

    We enjoy helping our clients achieve their financial goals. Learn about our team members.
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Background and qualification information is available at FINRA's BrokerCheck website.

Our approach

No matter where you are in life, we know you want to have comfort and confidence in your financial future because fear should never be an anchor that weighs your life down. Financial health can be the sail that pushes you forward, motivates you, and helps achieve your dreams. The problem might be that you are not sure who to trust with your ambitions and that makes you feel uneasy.

Having a teacher-mentality is a key value of ours. We believe it’s important for you to have a complete understanding of your finances and we’re here to help educate in plain English, not fancy financial terminology. We have advised people just like you on how to set attainable goals, build financial confidence, so that they can live comfortably without fear.

If you are unsure of what next steps to take, let’s find a time to discuss your situation. Here’s how we do it:

Connect -Schedule an appointment.

Collaborate- We will collectively look at your situation.

Carry-out -Together we will develop a realistic plan to help attain your goals.

Schedule an appointment today, call 812-222-1930.

As a client, you will receive

One-to-one financial advice

We begin with what’s most important to you—from goals that can include retirement or education, to a major purchase like a second home.


We provide investment, asset allocation and portfolio recommendations based on your individual goals and personal risk tolerance.

Regular meetings

We document your goals, meet regularly to review, analyze your progress, update your approach as life changes and help you track your progress along the way.

Anytime access

At any time, from any device, access your investments and accounts, track your progress toward your goals, and share information with your advisor safely and securely.

Our videos

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The Ameriprise difference

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Having ongoing access to your goals and progress can help you feel confident, connected and always in control of your financial life.

Gauge your retirement readiness

Our 3-Minute Confident Retirement® check can help you start finding the answers to your questions. Gauge your retirement readiness and see where you stand.

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Personal financial advice from advisors who know you and the markets

When giving the right financial advice, knowing the markets isn’t enough. You have to understand your clients. Our advisors know their clients’ goals, giving personalized advice to help meet today’s challenges without losing sight of tomorrow’s goals. (0:30)