R. Travis Terlau is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and an Investment Advisor Representative at Investment Answers. As the company’s founder and CEO, he guides the investment strategy for all of the firm’s clients and is known for his financial acumen in the professional investment and insurance communities.
Travis takes a personalized approach to investing. He works to find appropriate investment recommendations for each client but also helps to ensure that they understand how and why their money is being used to benefit them and their families. Travis provides investment planning for each phase of life, focusing on income and estate planning for those in or nearing retirement.
Entering the financial world in 2004, Travis was quickly renowned for his sage advice and dedication to his clients. Travis co-founded Brookstone Financial in 2009, operating his practice in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. In 2010, he co-hosted a radio and TV show called 21st Century Investor on WGTK 970 AM and on WBKI and he repeatedly appeared on Louisville Live in the Morning and Checks & Balances TV to simplify and help explain financial issues.
Evolving our customer service mission further in 2011, Travis rebranded the firm as Investment Answers. In 2012, our team began building consumer based online forums -through the company website and social media outlets- to provide access to quality financial information and educational resources for our clients, their friends and families. In 2013, Travis founded Investment Answers Capital, a Registered Investment Advisory firm, which works in tandem with our financial advisory firm, Investment Answers.
Travis is a member of the National Ethics Association, the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau in Louisville, KY.
Travis graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville, where he was a record-holding track athlete. When he’s not studying the markets or working with his clients, Travis loves spending time at home with his wife and two children. He is an active volunteer at his children’s school, an auctioneer for local charities and he also enjoys an active lifestyle, with an affinity for golf.
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