March 18, 2018

About Us

About Clark Financial Planning Services LLC

Clark Financial Planning Services LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) in the state of Florida,  is a fee-only financial planning firm that specializes in providing holistic financial planning and investment advisory services to individuals, families, and small businesses. We help people of all income levels achieve their goals and obtain peace of mind over their finances. We serve clients in Parkland FL, Boca Raton FL, Coconut Creek FL, Coral Springs FL, Fort Lauderdale FL and throughout all of South Florida. Learn more about our services and clients.

Location Independent

The address shown is our business mailing address and not our physical work location. We work out of our home office and meet clients at professional office space throughout the region. We have several locations throughout South Florida where we meet clients. Chances are we already have a location near you and if we do not, we will find one. For clients who are comfortable with technology, we will work with you on a virtual basis no matter where you are located, by utilizing secure online screen sharing sessions and conference calls.

About Steven Clark, CFP®, EA

Steven_Clark_PictureI am a fee-only financial planner who helps people of all income levels achieve their goals and obtain peace of mind over their finances. I founded Clark Financial Planning Services LLC in 2014 and I serve clients in Parkland FL, Boca Raton FL, Coconut Creek FL, Coral Springs FL, Fort Lauderdale FL and throughout all of South Florida.

I had a wonderful 28-year career in the high technology industry starting out in electronics, then becoming a software engineer, and later a technical manager leading software development teams. Although I thoroughly enjoyed my previous career, personal financial planning and investing have also been my hobbies and passion for over 25 years, and I felt drawn to turning this passion into a career where I can help people achieve their personal and financial goals.

I started investing and planning for the future when I signed up for my employer’s 401(k) plan in 1985 when I was 24 years old. Ever since then, I have been learning about investing and personal financial planning because I found it enjoyable and fun, but also because I wanted to have more choices in my life as I got older. To me money is not about getting more of it just so you can increase your lifestyle and buy more things but rather, it is about giving you more choices in life so that you can reach the goals and dreams you have for your family, your business, and yourself, and ultimately have peace of mind and security.

When my parents became ill in 2011, they asked me to help them with their investments and other financial affairs. At that time, I was on a sabbatical from my previous career evaluating what I wanted to do next. That experience with my parents became the catalyst for me to focus on becoming a professional financial planner and advisor so I can help other people reach their personal and financial goals, and be there to help them through life’s transitions.

I am a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor, and an IRS Enrolled Agent (EA). An enrolled agent is a federally authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation. As an EA, I have been admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.

I earned my Certificate in Financial Planning from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. I also hold an Associate Degree in Electronics Engineering and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science.

I am a member of the following organizations:

  • Parkland Chamber of CommerceBoard Member and Secretary
  • Alliance of Comprehensive Planners (ACP)Chair of the Student Membership Committee
  • Financial Planning Association (FPA)Started the 2ndActGen community on FPA Connect, a forum where career changers can share their experiences and seek help and support that is unique to them
  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)  NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
  • National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA)Member
  • Florida Society of Enrolled Agents (FSEA) Member
  • BetterInvestingMember

When I am not working, I enjoy the outdoor lifestyle of South Florida, spending time at the beach enjoying sunsets with my wife, bicycle riding, walking our dog Lily, and I love to cook and try out new recipes while enjoying a glass of wine.

Contact us today.

Miss Lily

In memory of Dutchess – our loyal friend and companion


Marco Island Sunset