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80/20 Principle by Richard Koch
Crisis of Our House Divided by Thomas Krannawitter
Concise History of the World J.M. Roberts
Fault Lines by Raghuram G Rajan
Code Red by John Mauldin
Adams by David Mccullough
This Time Is Different by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff
Closing the Innovation Gap; Judy Estrin
Good to Great Â by Jim Collins
The Long Tail by Chris Anderson
Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Endgame by John Mauldin
Centennial by James Michener
Founder & President
Paul Lundeen became an investment advisor in 2001 after building successful careers in journalism, politics, and business. He founded Arkenstone Financial LLC in 2008.
Paul previously served as a financial advisor for Raymond James and for Securities America. He formed Arkenstone Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor licensed in Colorado and California, after developing a special interest in providing more effective risk management for his clients.
Paul previously wrapped up a successful career in broadcasting as a Washington correspondent for the Harriscope Broadcast Group (a nationwide chain of radio and television stations) with credentials to the White House.
In the political field, he served as lead consultant on several state senate races in Nebraska, was named chief of staff to a state senator in Nebraska, and managed the gubernatorial campaign of an individual who later became speaker of the Nebraska Senate.
In the business world, Paul has built and maintains several businesses in Colorado and California in the fields of real estate development, golf course association landscape management, and tree farming.
Paul is currently a member of the Colorado State Board of Education and was elected to the post from the 5th Congressional District of Colorado. He is a graduate of New York University, where he studied journalism and economics.
Paul and his wife of 29 years, Connie, have two adult children.
Why Paul is a part of the Arkenstone Financial team:
The single most controllable thing people struggle with is money. I have been fortunate to pull together a great team that brilliantly helps people unpack the challenges and eliminate their struggles with money and investing.
We are a next generation advisor. We don’t sell anything. We always “sit on the same side of the table” as our clients. When our clients win, we win.
I truly believe all Arkenstone Financial clients can achieve personal and financial success with our help. It’s why we are here.
Laine A. Rinker Jr., CFP®
Laine Rinker has helped individuals and families with key financial decisions since 1984. He officially joined the Arkenstone Financial team as an investment advisor representative in 2011 after being involved in financial planning for several years as a Wealth Advisor with LPL.
He continues as President of Rinker Financial, a mortgage banking firm he founded in 2000 and has more than 24 years of experience in mortgage banking, as well as 11 years of experience in the Real Estate industry.
Laine is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, where he studied Finance. His professional licensing and similar designations include his Insurance License, Series 66 and 7 and his Real Estate Broker License. Laine passed the CFP® exam and received official CFP® licensure in December of 2015.
Laine and his wife, Kellii, have two children.
Why Laine is a part of the Arkenstone Financial team:
I care about people. I want to help guide families on a pathway to personal and financial security. As well as help people who want to give to foundations and charities. I enjoy showing them the options they have to carry out their wishes. I like helping families with their financial future and helping people with their financial plans so they can see where they are and where they are going. I also enjoy helping them make decisions today that will help with their financial security in the future. Which in turn gives our clients peace knowing their finances are in trustworthy hands. I have an inner desire to help people with their personal and financial needs. It gives me great pleasure when I can look back and see how lives are changed by the decisions and plans we have put into place. It feels good to be able to help people that just lost a loved one or had a big change in their life. Sometimes they just need someone to help them through that tough time. I want to help people sleep better at night.
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Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
Dangerous by Caleb Bislow
Wild at Heart by John Eldredge
Not a Fan by Kyle Idelman
The well adjusted child-The social benefits of homeschooling by Rachel Gathercole
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Education by John Taylor Gatto
Morgan Gough has been committed to proactively managing risk and aiding in client success for over a decade. His career began at Merrill Lynch over 20 years ago and he has since worked at major financial service companies such as Dean Witter, Home Savings of America and Charles Schwab and Company. In 1998 he began growing his expertise and knowledge by working as an Investment Advisor with independent money management firms and made the decision to join Arkenstone Financial in early 2012.
Morgan is a graduate of California State University, Bakersfield with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration. His professional licensing includes his Series 7 and Series 63, both of which he has held since 1992.
Morgan and his wife, Catherine, have three children.
Why Morgan is a part of the Arkenstone Financial team:
I feel called to help clients reach their personal goals with a disciplined approach to managing their money to lower portfolio risk. I want clients to know that their assets have some protection and will not be exposed to unnecessary risks that may jeopardize their financial future.
Shayne Momber, AIF®
Shayne brings a highly analytical statistics background to his work at Arkenstone Financial. Having recently finished a gratifying career in education, he made the transition to the financial services industry to better serve his passion: educating individuals and couples so that they can make informed decisions about their finances while planning for the future.
Shayne previously taught high school math for seven years in the Lewis Palmer School District in the greater Colorado Springs area, where, in addition to teaching, he coached baseball, basketball, and football.
In the fall of 2013 Shayne earned his securities license and began working part time at Arkenstone Financial as a financial advisor while simultaneously completing his final year of teaching. He started full time at Arkenstone Financial in spring of 2014 and since that time has developed plans that help provide financial simplicity and peace of mind to young professionals and families on their path to financial freedom.
Shayne graduated from Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI) with a B.S. in Mathematics. He currently holds a series 65 securities license and received his Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) certification in the spring of 2016.
Shayne is happily married to his wife, Anne.
Why Shayne is a part of the Arkenstone Financial team
I choose to serve in the financial services industry to remove the conflict and worry inherent in finances by educating individuals and families so they can make informed decisions about finances.
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Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis
The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
Start Your Own Corporation by Garrett Sutton
The Millionaire Next Door by Tom Stanley
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
The Richest Man in Babylon by George Samuel Clason
Marsha Sauviat brings a passion for customer service to Arkenstone Financial. She joined the Arkenstone team in 2011 as a client services representative.
Marsha previously worked in mortgage banking at Rinker Financial and has more than 24 years of loan origination and processing experience.
Originally from the South, Marsha was the assistant director of relocation for a large mortgage banking firm in Atlanta, GA and worked in Real Estate sales in Florida before heading to Southern California and joining Rinker Financial.
Johnny joined the Arkenstone team in 2016 after working in public policy for several years. After completing his degree in communications from Colorado State University, he held a position as a fundraiser in Washington D.C., working for a large non-profit. This job would eventually bring him back to the Centennial State, which is where his passion for helping others achieve their goals met with his interest in finance.
He now works in business development at Arkentsone Financial, where he is eager to help clients learn why Arkenstone is different from the typical investment advisory. Currently, Johnny is studying to pass his securities license and resides in Colorado Springs with his wife, Aleesha.
Why Johnny is a part of the Arkenstone team:
The more I study how we operate, the more convinced I am we are truly the best in the business in terms of customer experience and production. Arkenstone creates legitimate value for clients and businesses in an industry that is largely being under-served. As a fiduciary, it’s a privilege to work in the best interest of our clients to help deliver results in every way possible. This all starts with my passion to create, build, and maintain long-lasting relationships for the betterment of your future.
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