John K. Carter, CRPC®
Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor
John is a well-known LPL Financial advisor in North Georgia with the heart of a teacher. John is an Independent Wealth Manager and a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor at LPL Financial. He owns and operates his practice with a spirit of gratitude and the heart of a teacher. He is associated with the Dave Ramsey's SmartVestor program.
A former Army officer, John began his career in 2000 providing asset protection and wealth management. He brings to each client an abundance of experience having managed money thru two bear markets, two wars and a major terrorist attack. Furthermore, his own financial “house” is in order and a graduate of Financial Peace University thru Dave Ramsey.
John has earned the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation from the College for Financial Planning. This program is a graduate level course that focuses exclusively on retirement planning. To maintain this designation, John must adhere to a strict code of conduct, complete annual continuing education and maintain a clean financial statement.
A graduate of the University of North Georgia, John was commissioned an Officer in the United States Army and served honorably until 1999. Prior to moving his practice to LPL Financial, John was a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch. He is a registered as an investment advisor representative and holds his Series 7, 65, 63 registrations through LPL Financial. He has his life and health licenses as well.
John, his wife Cheryl and their four children reside in Dahlonega on their 18 acre farm. Furthermore, they take care of several cats, three dogs, lots of chickens and whatever else arrives at the doorstep.
His favorite pastimes include spending time with family, reading, college football and supporting the nonprofit organization Reece's Rainbow.
The SmartVestor program is a directory of investment professionals. Neither Dave Ramsey nor SmartVestor are affiliates of LPL.
Address327 Dahlonega St. Ste 1804A
30040 United States