Stuart H. Armstrong II, CFP®
Charting Your Course to Financial Independence


 

 

Stuart Armstrong II
CFP®, CLU®, CLTC, ADPA, AIF®
Financial Planner

 Gregory McLaughlin
MS, CFP®, BFA™, AIF®
Financial Planner


Ragnhild Berghall 
Operations Assistant


Kelly Nagle 
Operations Assistant
 

Welcome to Centinel Financial Group, LLC, the office of Stuart Armstrong. Since 1986, clients have selected Stuart as their lead advisor because he is able to help them chart their course to financial independence with patience, integrity and wisdom. What this means to you is that Stuart will invest the time to understand your unique circumstances and then develop personalized strategies that will help you maximize opportunities under any market conditions. The ultimate goal is striving toward a life with greater security, better peace of mind, and passion for the things that matter most.

 

Stuart H. Armstrong II, CFP® Named:  

 

2019 Heart of Financial Planning Award Winner
by the Financial Planning Association


This award recognizes individuals who demonstrate commitment and passion in doing extraordinary work to contribute or give back to the financial planning community and/or the public.

    



2019 Gold Citation Recipient 
by Allegheny College


The Gold Citation is awarded to an Allegheny graduate in recognition and appreciation of honor reflected upon the College by virtue of professional or volunteer activities.

 

 


Professional Designations:

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER
  • Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC)
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)
  • Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor (ADPASM)
  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®)

 

Heart of Financial Planning - This award recognizes individuals who demonstrate commitment and passion in doing extraordinary work to contribute or give back to the financial planning community and/or the public. Recipients embody the heart of financial planning and represent FPA’s Core Values of integrity, competence, relationships and stewardship. Financial Planning Award Committee determines the award winner(s) from a list of nominees. No fee is paid for this consideration. Third-party rankings and recognitions are no guarantee of future investment success and do not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results. These ratings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client nor are they representative of any one client’s evaluation.

 

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