• Welcome to Zhang Financial

    Zhang Financial sets a new standard for your finances. Established more than two decades ago,1 Zhang Financial has developed into a prominent industry leader while maintaining its client-centered focus. For the past three years, Charles Zhang, CFP®, has been consistently placed in the top 20 on Barron's list of Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors and is currently the highest ranking fee-only NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor on the list.*

    With more than $2 billion in client wealth under management,2 Zhang Financial takes pride in working without conflicts of interest, proprietary products, investment banking and other questionable business practices. We are committed to upholding a fiduciary standard, providing our clients with customized and unbiased financial advice, first class service and an open-architecture investment platform for a competitive price. Ranked as Michigan's #1 Financial Advisor, Charles Zhang provides personalized investment recommendations to every client in our firm. Your assets are in the custody of LPL, the largest independent broker dealer in the industry, or TD Ameritrade, an industry leader in technology and client service.


     

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    1Zhang Financial formerly operated under dba Zhang & Associates
    2Includes discretionary assets of $900,900,000, 401k/employee retirement plans and other assets as of 05/22/2015.
    As reported in Barron's February 18, 2013, February 22, 2014 and February 23, 2015. Based on assets under management, revenue generated for advisors' firms, quality of practices and other factors.
    *As reported in Barron's August 25, 2012, August 24, 2013 and August 23, 2014. Based on assets under management, quality of practices, revenue that advisors generate for their firms and other factors.
    **Financial Times and Financial Times Logo: The 2014 Financial Times Top 100 Women Financial Advisors is an independent listing produced by the Financial Times (November, 2014). The FT 100 is based on data gathered from firms, regulatory disclosures and the FT's research.  As identified by the FT, the listing reflected each advisor's performance in six primary areas, including assets under management, asset growth, compliance record, years in existence, credentials and accessibility. Neither firms nor their employees pay a fee to the Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 100.  Barron's:  As reported in Barron's June 7, 2014.  Based on assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record and quality of practice and philanthropic work.




     

    In The News


    June 24, 2015

    Charles Zhang was quoted in The Wall Street Journal’s article, Advisers Wary as Indexes Add China A-Shares written by Daisy Maxey. The article discusses the concern over A-shares being added to the emerging-markets indexes and funds...

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    March 25, 2015

    Charles C. Zhang has been selected as one of the nation's Top 400 Financial Advisors by Financial Times, March 25, 2015.

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    March 11, 2015

    Lynn Chen-Zhang, CPA, CFP was featured in The Wall Street Journal's article Diversifying a Client's Stock Options. In the article, Lynn illustrates the importance of diversifying stock options by using a technique she developed in 1999.

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    February 23, 2015

    State Champion, Charles Zhang is the #1 Financial Advisor in Michigan for the third year in a row.

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