Our Definition of Success is Yours.

When you choose WealthSource, you are not just hiring a financial advisor. You are securing a partner with a strategic outlook.
A partner that is as personally invested in your financial goals as you are. And that makes a world of difference to both of us.

Why We’re Different

Where Service Meets Value

At WealthSource, we’re dedicated to helping people solve their toughest financial challenges and realize their greatest ambitions. Our goal is the same as yours: To guide you to a place of financial clarity and confidence, so that you can focus on the things that really matter.

Financial Planning

Our planners evaluate your financial situation and help guide you to a place of clarity, confidence, and action.

Retirement Planning

Turn the money you have saved into a lifestyle you want. The WealthSource team can help you navigate around inflation, taxes, market fluctuations, and other obstacles that stand in the way of the retirement you deserve.

Estate Planning

Our Estate Planning strategies are designed to help you minimize the tax burden and protect your wealth for future generations. We work with your attorney to implement your estate plan from start to finish.

Portfolio Management

WealthSource offers customized financial solutions that combine objective advice, deep research, and an execution system that can reduce your expenses and taxes.

Tax Planning

Our internal team can help you make sense of the tax laws, suggest strategies designed to lower or eliminate tax bills, and optimize financial and life decisions to help you potentially keep more of your money.

WealthSource Private Client

Financial complexity calls for sophisticated solutions. We work closely with you to develop a framework around your entire wealth enterprise. Our comprehensive approach is designed to encompass investment management, estate and tax planning, philanthropy, liquidity, and risk management.

What Is Your Story?

Each one of our client relationships is unique. Whether you’re a family, institution, individual or employer, we understand your situation and are here to provide guidance and financial clarity.

Individuals & Families

Entrepreneurs & Business Owners

Corporate Executives

Inheritors of Wealth

Foundations & Endowments

Individual Talents Working With a Collective Energy

At WealthSource, we are incredibly proud of our team’s expertise, ingenuity, and ability to reimagine what’s possible — for us as a wealth management firm, and for our clients. Together, we are here to help you rise to the challenges and opportunities you face, today and tomorrow.

Local Presence, National Reach

21550 Oxnard St, #300 Woodland Hills, CA 91367

747-212-3552 Meet Your Advisor

Since 2011, Carl has primarily focused his career on working with clients in the investment, banking, and financial planning industry to help them achieve their personal and business goals including those around retirement, education, risk management, and estate planning. Focusing on personalized and comprehensive financial planning, Carl works with a diverse group of clients on understanding their needs and goals and translating their objectives into concrete financial advice.  Working with clients on navigating the complicated world of personal finance, Carl enables clients to understand how they can achieve their goals efficiently and confidently.

Carl joined WealthSource from American Financial Network Advisory Services, LLC (“AFN”) where he led the financial planning team beginning in 2018. In 2019, while at AFN, Carl received the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation which focuses on empowering investment professionals to serve their client’s best interests.

Prior to joining AFN, Carl worked in New York, most recently preparing comprehensive financial plans for a Wall Street advisor.  In 2016, while in New York, Carl received his Certified Financial Planner™ designation.  As a CFP® professional, Carl has received rigorous training in personal finance and is committed to upholding its fiduciary standard.

Prior to moving to New York, Carl worked in the Canadian investment and banking industry primarily in his hometown of Calgary, Alberta.

Carl graduated from Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario in 2010.

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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CARL ERMELBAUER