Hi, I’m Michael H Baker

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional in Fort Mill, I work to help people reach their financial goals and live their best life.



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Tips for Forming Your Small Business

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5 Questions for Halftime 2021

In my early 20’s I had my first experience with snowboarding. Being from the South, I had zero experience with sports involving snow and mountains. However, snowboarding looked like a ton of fun, and I believed I needed to expand my horizons. After about a day on the...

Growing Your Brand w/ Jake Fehling

Michael Baker 18:39 Thank you, for everybody who's joining. We have an awesome webinar conversation today that I'm really kind of shocked. Actually, I threw I shot my shot as they say, I reached out to an acquaintance, family friend, longtime family friend of my wife,...

What is The Process Like?

Finding an objective financial expert that you can trust is not easy. I’ve broken it down into 6 simple steps! 

What’s Your Financial Story?

Every day you make decisions that can have an impact on your financial future. Your personal values, beliefs, and habits are paving the roads that will take you to your financial destiny.

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