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Michael J. Dare

Mike entered the Financial Services industry after spending a considerable amount of time working in his family’s restaurant business.  With entrepreneurs on both sides of his family, Mike understood from an early age what it means to be in business for yourself.  Because of his background, Mike enjoys focusing his efforts on helping people maximize and protect the value of owning closely held businesses. 

Mike helps his clients optimize their finances in order to achieve financial balance. This can be accomplished by following a philosophy that eliminates the guesswork, challenges financial myths, and minimizes risk as the only option for reward. Conventional financial wisdom has failed. It’s time to stop thinking there are one-size-fits-all answers; and instead, prioritize and focus on tailored solutions that make the most of what you have.

Consolidated Planning is a premier financial services firm Headquartered in the South Park area of Charlotte, North Carolina. As the Managing Director of the Charleston offices, in addition to working with his clients to gain clarity and purpose for their financial lives, Mike works with his associate advisors to help them define, prepare for and achieve their own financial success.
When he isn’t working, Mike enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and their three children.  Fishing, hunting and time at the beach are all regular activities for his family.  Mike also enjoys playing sports and is involved with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

B.S., Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management, Johnson & Wales University (Charleston, SC)

Registered Representative & Investment Advisor of Park Avenue Securities, Financial Representative of Guardian