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Michael Tarantino, CFP, Financial Advisor AKA

Additional Locations

Phone: (970) 292-0105 Fax: (970) 224-4180 303 E Mountain Ave  Home State Bank, Fort Collins, CO 80524

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This company offers full service financial planning, specializing in retirement planning, 401K's, IRA's,and estate planning. Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner, CFP, rollovers, Michael Tarantino

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Michael Tarantino, CFP, Financial Advisor AKA meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Michael Tarantino, CFP, Financial Advisor AKA include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review on Michael Tarantino, CFP, Financial Advisor AKA
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 28, 2013 Business started: 01/01/1984 in CO Business under new ownership as of: 01/01/2003
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Insurance Board- Colorado
1560 Broadway Ste 850, Denver CO 80202
Phone Number: (303) 894-7499

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. Michael Tarantino, CFP®, CDFA Mrs. Theresa Cordova, Investment Assistant
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Michael Tarantino, CFP®, CDFA
Business Category

Investment Management Consultant - Employee Benefit Plans Financing Consultants College Savings Plans Senior Service Specialists Financial Planning Consultants Finance Companies Long Term Care Insurance Companies Senior Insurance Agencies Disability Insurance Agencies Financial Advisors Mutual Fund Companies Pension & Profit Sharing Plans Retirement Planners Insurance Services Financial Services

Service Area
Counties of Larimer, Weld, Douglas, Jefferson, Adams, Morgan, Kit Carson, Boulder, Laramie, Carbon, Albany, Yuma, Logan, El Paso, Arapahoe, Elbert, Washington, Delta, Custer, Teller, Baca, Eagle, Mesa, Park, Lake, Bent, Otero, Prowers
Alternate Business Names
Investment Centers of America
Products & Services

mutual funds, annuities, 401k, IRA, retirement strategies, stocks, estate planning, bonds, tax free investments, college savings plans, socially responsible investments, Honest Certified Financial Planner, Mike Tarantino

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Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Michael Tarantino, CFP, Financial Advisor AKA has received 5 out of 5 stars based on 1 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.