Nathan Ricks CFP®, MSFS 

Financial Advisor

After helping hundreds of dentists from all across the country, Nathan founded Financial Freedom for Dentists, a Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) Firm to serve the financial planning and investment management needs of dentists in the Pacific Northwest.

Fast Facts:

  • Established Financial Freedom for Dentists LLC in 2019, creating the premier financial planning & investment management RIA firm it is today by serving dentists throughout the Pacific Northwest, .

  • Served as a financial advisor helping hundreds of dentists from all over the country for past 2 decades in Charlotte, Chicago and Seattle.

  • Directed branch offices in Charlotte & Seattle for a national fee-only financial planning & investment management firm.

  • Qualified as a Certified Financial Planner(TM) practitioner in 1999 and a NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor in 2017, the country's leading association of Fee-Only financial advisors.. Graduated with honors from the College for Financial Planning with a Masters in Personal Financial Planning in 2002. 

  • Built a successful financial services business in Idaho from 1995-2000 after graduating from BYU in 1993 with a BS in Business.

Helping clients use their finances as a resource to achieve their goals is my passion.

Fun Facts:

  • Began first venture into finances as a young child, lending money to his little brother with interest… a bit difficult to compete with his parents’ interest-free loans!


  • Married his sweetheart, Sarah in 1993 and spending time with their five children is his favorite job!

  • Lives in Snoqualmie, Washington since 2005.  As a former river guide, he loves all outdoor activities the area provides-- including hiking, cross country skiing and canoeing.



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