Celeste Yuzdepski has gained more than 14 years of experience as a Financial Advisor and another 5 years of industry experience before becoming a partner at M.Y. Private Wealth. She received her Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours from the University of Saskatchewan in 2005, and achieved the designations: Certified Financial Planner (CFP) in 2010, Certified Financial Divorce Specialist (CFDS) in 2011, Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) in 2012 and the prestigious Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) in 2015. Celeste is also licensed and able to implement alternative investment strategies.
In addition to her numerous investment and planning qualifications, Celeste specializes in helping people transition through a divorce. As one of the few Certified Financial Divorce Specialists in Canada, she is both extremely knowledgeable and experienced with the effects a divorce can have on your financial situation. By planning ahead, you can make what will undoubtedly be a painful time a little easier.
Celeste and her husband Todd, who is also a partner with M.Y. Private Wealth, and their 4 children call Saskatoon home.
The most widely recognized financial planning designation in Canada and worldwide, the Certified Financial Planner® designation provides assurance to Canadians that the design of their financial future rests with a professional who will put their clients’ interests ahead of their own. CFP certification is considered the standard for the financial planning profession worldwide. CFP professionals have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, experience and ethics to examine their clients’ entire financial picture, at the highest level of complexity required of the profession, and work with their clients to build a financial plan so that they can Live Life Confidently™.
The Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) Designation builds the skills and experience we need to serve a more sophisticated financial client or institution. Financial professionals who hold the CIM designation are eligible for registration as a Portfolio Manager in Canada. They have expertise in providing money management services to high-net-worth and institutional clients, and they understand the application of portfolio management in the context of Canadian markets and regulatory requirements
What do these designations mean for you? They mean that when you work with an investment consultant who has taken the time to complete these designations, you’re working with someone who is well-versed in modern concepts of investment advice, is educated enough to understand how your individual investments are being managed and how they work together – no matter how complex it may be. These skills, along with a commitment to advanced education, enable them to provide you with the kind of service that you not only want, but deserve.
The Fellow of CSI (FCSI®) is the pinnacle financial services credential and the highest honour in Canadian financial services. It is reserved for an exclusive group of financial professionals who demonstrate unparalleled leadership, integrity, commitment and dedication to their clients and industry.