welcome to mellen money management

After spending much of his 11-year career in financial services working for a large regional bank and overseeing $44M in assets, Scott Snider broke away to start a fee-only financial planning firm -- Mellen Money Management. Named in memory of his grandparents, Scott's mission is to embody their generosity and serve-first values. Today, Scott works with clients in the Jacksonville, FL and Columbus, OH markets, and offers the convenience of virtual meetings for those that live on the other side of the United States. 

Mellen Money Management's services include investment management and comprehensive financial planning, with an emphasis on helping clients quantify and understand the financial impact of key life events. In addition, Scott specializes in helping young professionals and families navigate the confusing maze of college tuition, financial aid, and student loans. It is Scott's mission to ensure that the stress of paying for college is conquered with a proactive plan. More importantly, Scott believes this problem cannot be solved in a vacuum and that any financial tradeoffs, like saving for retirement, should be prioritized with the other goals competing for your money. Please explore this site, check out The Money Blog, or contact Scott to learn more.


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