Founder and CEO at Paragon Wealth Management
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Dave's biography has been described as unique and eclectic. After graduating from Brigham Young University, he started his career as an entrepreneur. He successfully started 12 businesses in the early 1980s. In 1986 he decided to sell his businesses and invest the proceeds, but was unable to ...more


Watch Out For These Wasteful Habits
It can be tough to stick to your ideal spending plan this time of year. That means it’s extra important to identify wasteful habits and make sure you’re not creating unnecessary barriers for yourself.
What To Know About Required Minimum Distributions
Tax-advantaged retirement accounts can help you build wealth and prepare for a comfortable retirement. However, owners will have to eventually start withdrawing their money in the form of required minimum distributions, or RMDs.
Not What Anyone Expected
2017 was a banner year for stocks. Not just in the U.S., but around the world. Investors with a long-term perspective were rewarded once again. It was not a good year for the market forecasters.
Should I Invest Now?
In order to build wealth invest for the long term. Stocks and real estate are the two most reliable investments for most investors to build wealth over time. Over the long term they appreciate in value much more than bonds or bank savings options.


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Founder and CEO
Paragon Wealth Management
1986 - Present (38 years)

Creates and implements Paragon's strategic vision, manages portfolios, creates marketing plans, networks, and manages employees.


Goddard High School
Brigham Young University
Bachelor's degree
1977 / 1980