Dr. Richard Baker uses his varied experience to serve his clients as a Financial Advisor with Lawing Financial. Richard is a great speaker and is well known for his Christian Financial Seminar’s which he presents at churches or civic groups. He is also known for effectively communicating to employees the great benefits offered to them by their employer.
Richard holds FINRA Series 7, 63, and 66 securities registrations, and is licensed to sell life, disability, and long-term care insurance. These licenses allow him to work with both businesses and individuals. He helps businesses evaluate group retirement plan options and develop strategic and cost effective plans to meet their retirement objectives. Richard helps individual families by building personalized investment programs, providing investment portfolio analysis, evaluating their insurance plans, assisting them with college funding, and advising them on estate planning topics.
In addition to being a Financial Advisor and Richard is the author of “Biblical Retirement.” Richard is an ordained minister and is a member of Second Baptist Church, Springfield, MO. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business from College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO, a Master’s of Divinity degree from MBTS in Kansas City, MO and Doctor of Ministry degree at MBTS with a dissertation topic of “Biblical Retirement”.
Richard serves on the President’s Council for College of the Ozarks and as Vice President of Alongside Education Ministries. In his free time Richard enjoys teaching pastor schools around the world and being involved in many other international mission trips. Richard is married to Sara and they live in Nixa, MO with their daughter and son.