Michael D. Von Berg
Owner/Financial Advisor

5304 South Florida Avenue, Suite 400-B
Lakeland, FL 33813

(321) 203-7363

Money

One of the keys to a sound financial strategy is spending less than you take in, and then finding a way to put your excess to work. A money management approach involves creating budgets to understand and make decisions about where your money is going. It also involves knowing where you may be able to put your excess cash to work.

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