Broker Check
Steve Carder, MBA, CFP®, CRPC®

Steve Carder, MBA, CFP®, CRPC®

Registered Assistant to Mike Kish

What three items would you bring to a deserted island?   

A very long book, lots of energy bars and a satellite phone.

What is your favorite travel destination?  

No favorite but there are 2 continents, 8 states, and 5 hockey towns left on my travel lists.

What is the best advice you’ve been given?  

Your word is all you have…


Steve is a Registered Assistant to Mike Kish. He has 18 years of experience as a financial planner and previously had his own practice where he focused on small business owners, professionals, executives, and retirees. Steve has earned the professional certification of CERTIFIED FINANCIALPLANNER™ practitioner and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designations. Steve is a graduate of the University of Colorado and earned an MBA from Pepperdine University. He also participates in the Pepperdine alumni group; and helps guide the Financial Planning Association (FPA®) of California chapter as 2022 Chair. Steve lives in Irvine and has two children.

Steve Carder maintains his CFP® certification and only provides financial planning management services to LFA financial planners and professionals. He is currently not licensed to provide investment advisory or financial planning services directly to an LFA client.