Nardene founder Michael Ching entered the financial service industry over 30 years ago.  Charles Schwab & Company enlisted his services in 1990 where he became an award-winning stockbroker. He earned a reputation for his mutual fund and stock investment insight and strategy. He was responsible for training the Fixed income departments for Schwab in Denver, San Francisco, and Phoenix.  Before he left to start Nardene Wealth Management, he was recognized as the top bond service representative at Charles Schwab and he was presented with the coveted Chairman's award. Michael is a Dave Ramsey Smartvestor Pro where he enjoys working with all categories of investors where he can apply his experience and knowledge to help his clients reach their next level. He loves to study the ancient scriptures of the Old Testament where he believes there is astonishing wisdom that is directly applicable to today’s modern equity markets. Michael is often asked to speak on financial and biblical topics. He is a popular conference speaker as well as a frequent radio show guest expert. He is active in his local church teaching on various subjects including the Riddles of Eden.  

Along with our ability to provide and service 401ks, rollovers, and Roth IRAs, we offer financial planning in conjunction with working with qualified attorneys to establish your estate's trusts and/or wills.

investment management

Experience, knowledge, and trust are the strength of our company. With over 25 years of experience, Michael has worked with thousands of investors worldwide.

Ask about our BRI model portfolios. We have teamed up with Christian Wealth Management to bring you some very innovative investment opportunities. 

Servicing Walnut Creek, Alamo, Orinda, Lafayette, Pleasant Hill, San Ramon, Dublin, Oakland, San Leandro, Pleasanton, Livermore, Tracy, Mountain House, Brentwood, Napa, Emeryville, and the entire Northern California area. All SmartVestor Pros compensate Dave Ramsey in order to participate in the Ramsey program and referral program.

expert analysis

401KS, IRAs, Estate planning

Our Services

Christian wealth management

We incorporate some of the industry's most advanced analytical tools. We listen to your goals and personalize a financial strategy customized to your own needs.



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Michael Ching, Founder Nardene Financial

Trust, Experience, Knowledge, Dave Ramsey Financial Principles