Larry Krause, CFP®

Principal | Financial Advisor

Larry Krause, is a principal of Tessara Financial Advisors, Inc He was educated at the University of Iowa, and became a real estate broker in 1962. In 1968 he entered the securities industry and in 1974 created and ran the financial planning department for Sutro, Inc. the oldest brokerage firm west of the Mississippi. It was one of the first comprehensive financial planning departments in the United States for a major brokerage firm. 

In 1979 he founded what is now known as Tessara Financial Advisors, Inc. He is a recognized leader in the field of financial and investment planning. Mr. Krause has been on the Advisory Committee of the Golden Gate University programs for the Masters degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Financial Planning. In addition, he has authored two hard cover books: The Money Go Round and Sleep Tight Money. He has written columns, and has been interviewed or quoted in just about every major newspaper and/or financial magazine in the country. For two years, he was on the 6 o'clock news weekly on KGO TV answering financial questions from the public.