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Solomon M. Childs

Solomon Childs is a financial advisor, as well as the owner and CEO of the Pittsburgh based GCSS Advisors (Formerly Barney C. Guttman and Associates), which was acquired by Childs Financial Group from Vantage Financial Group in 2014. He is also an Investment Advisory Representative of the Vantage Financial Group Inc. RIA (Registered Investment Advisor). Sol and Barney Guttman began working together in 2003 after Sol had been practicing for several years at Merrill Lynch in Los Angeles, California.

Working closely with his clients, Sol’s practice addresses the private client group’s needs for retirement, investment, insurance and college planning. He also has a significant 401k/qualified plan consulting practice as well as a particular experience in Alternative Investment programs, such as oil, gas and real estate limited partnerships. Sol holds the series 24, 7, 65 and 63 registrations as well as being a licensed life and health insurance agent, as well as an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF).

Sol, his wife Shari and children Alyana and Dylan reside in Upper St. Clair, Pa, where he also volunteers as a coach for youth sports.

Specialties: Wealth Management, Retirement Planning, College Planning, Insurance and Qualified Retirement Plans