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Tyler Meyer, CFP


BA, Mathematics, Benedictine College


Tyler is a Certified Financial Planner and founder of Retire to Abundance and QED Wealth Solutions, a firm specializing in helping people achieve retirement. In addition to being a CFP, he is also a ChFC, CLU, RICP, and FSCP. Outside of his profession, he enjoys visiting National Parks and coaching his kids' athletic teams.

Fact-Checked Articles by Tyler Meyer, CFP

What Is a Wrap Fee Program?

Updated Feb 9, 2024

Wrap fee programs simplify how you pay for investment management and financial advice. Learn how this fee structure works in this article.

What Is a Pension Plan?

Updated Feb 9, 2024

Pension plans are employer-sponsored programs that give you guaranteed income after you retire. We explain how they work in this article.

Beginning of Year Personal Finance Checklist

Updated Feb 16, 2024

Each year, it’s smart to look ahead and see how you can get closer to your financial goals. We offer several tasks you can complete ahead of the new year.

End of Year Finance Checklist

Updated Feb 16, 2024

As each year ends, it’s smart to review your finances to see where you stand and identify opportunities. We provide a checklist to help you with this process.

What Is a Conflict of Interest?

Updated Feb 2, 2024

Conflicts of interest are a common issue in the financial advisor industry. Learn what they are and how you can spot them in this article.

How Compound Interest Works

Updated Jan 9, 2024

Compound interest can significantly increase your savings over a long period of time. Learn how it works here.

Managing Inflation in Retirement

Updated Jan 12, 2024

Inflation can significantly impact your retirement income. Learn why this is and what you can do about it in this article.

Retirement Planning for HENRYs

Updated Feb 16, 2024

Are you a high earner without a lot saved up? Learn more about the steps to take to set yourself up for retirement.

Discretionary vs. Non-Discretionary Management

Updated Feb 9, 2024

Learn more about the difference between discretionary and non-discretionary portfolio managers and why it’s important.

How Divorce Affects Retirement

Updated Feb 9, 2024

Find out how a divorce can drastically affect your retirement plan, and why a professional can help in this article.

Role of Financial Advisors in Retirement Planning

Updated Jan 29, 2024

Retirement planning is important, but it can be challenging for the average person. Learn how a financial advisor can help you prepare for life after work.

Pros and Cons of Retiring Early

Updated Jan 12, 2024

Retiring early can give you lots of free time to do what you want. However, it can also have some drawbacks. Learn more in this article.

How to Create a Budget

Updated Feb 9, 2024

Budgeting is a powerful way to save more and spend less. Learn how it works and why it’s so beneficial in this guide.

Form ADV: A Detailed Overview

Updated Feb 9, 2024

Form ADV reveals information about an advisor’s compensation, AUM, and more. Learn what it is and how to look it up here.

Are Financial Advisor Fees Negotiable?

Updated Feb 16, 2024

Financial advisors can be expensive. We explain how you can negotiate with a professional to lower your total advisory fees.

Retiring Early: What to Know

Updated Jan 11, 2024

Retiring early is a dream for many Americans. We explain what it takes to achieve this.

Pension vs. 401(k)

Updated Jan 25, 2024

Pensions and 401(k)s are staples of employee retirement programs. However, each are very different from one another. Learn why this is and the benefits of each here.

How to Maximize Your Social Security

Updated Jan 10, 2024

Social security is a crucial part of most Americans’ retirement. Learn how you can maximize payments in six steps.

CFAs vs. CFPs

Updated Feb 9, 2024

CFAs and CFPs are both highly respected financial professionals. But they’re not the same. Learn more about their differences.

What Is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP)?

Updated Feb 9, 2024

Certified financial planners (CFPs) can help you effectively plan your finances. Learn more about them here.