Conner Combs

Conner Combs serves as a wealth advisor for Archetype Wealth Partners in Dallas, Texas. Conner is an MBA graduate from East Texas Baptist University where he also played baseball and became only the second player in NCAA history to be named Academic All-American of the year twice. His passion at Archetype is to help others live in their purpose. Archetype exists to help families thrive across generations by connecting their money with their purpose.

Recent Posts

Does Money Have a Hold on You?

Posted by Conner Combs on August 10, 2020

Money is powerful. Many blindly allow it to rule over our lives. Although it is not the source of life, it has the potential to ruin our lives. The irony of money is that we believe: If we had more of the very thing that has power over us, then we will somehow take...

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5 Things for Young Entrepreneurs to Look for in an Investment Strategy

Posted by Conner Combs on July 28, 2020

Be wise with your money. We have always heard it but have we ever considered it? Does this mean to save it all for a rainy day? Invest it aggressively? Buy that new car? Hide your money underneath the mattress? Part of managing finances is knowing how to choose the...

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How to engage your next gen around finances - Day 5

Posted by Conner Combs on April 3, 2020

 “Life is not about accumulation; it is about contribution” – Stephen Covey

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Tax Break for Charitable Donations in New COVID-19 Stimulus Bill

Posted by Conner Combs on March 26, 2020

New information has come out about the relief package the Senate passed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. There are many provisions in this 900 page bill but one of the overlooked provisions is a universal tax break for charitable donations for the 2020 tax...

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To the Young, Variable Income Earners...

Posted by Conner Combs on February 6, 2020

I married a variable income earner and we moved to New York City. I could not be happier, but there have been some challenges, especially in the area of planning for our financial future. My wife owns her own business doing a variety of jobs from speaking across the...

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10 Times More Likely to Stay Together Forever

Posted by Conner Combs on October 16, 2019

I’m about to get married and I’m writing about divorce. One of the biggest reasons for divorce is money. This is true for couples across the board: blue collar, white collar, or no collar. It’s great to have money but it is awful if money has you.

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Millennials Don't Trust Advisors and I Don't Blame Them.

Posted by Conner Combs on October 1, 2019

I’m a millennial financial advisor who is skeptical of financial advisors. We grew up when Lehman Brothers was going down. Bear Stearns collapsed and took our trust with it. Our skepticism of the financial industry keeps us from utilizing the resources and wisdom...

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Returning to the Nest

Posted by Conner Combs on August 28, 2019

Over 50% of young people who are graduating from college are moving back home. At one point in time this would have been considered somewhat embarrassing, but for some, it’s smart. Rent prices are at all-time highs, cost of living is only going up, and student debt...

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What's the Best Way to Start Saving after College?

Posted by Conner Combs on July 23, 2019

Once you graduate from college and accept your first position, you may feel like you’re on top of the world.  This exciting time in your life also causes you to face many new questions.  Young adults frequently ask us about the best way to start saving for their...

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Momma Knows Best

Posted by Conner Combs on May 12, 2019

If your Mom was like mine, she repeated herself frequently. Whether it was barking orders at us or offering nuggets of wisdom, my Mom had some common “go-to” sayings. They were annoying at the time but continue to prove valuable to this day. In honor of Mother’s...

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Inheriting Wealth: Not a Burden to Bear, but a Privilege to Steward

Posted by Conner Combs on April 22, 2019

Inheriting wealth, big or small, is an uncomfortable topic. For some, it provides security privately but for others it changes them publicly. Some hide it out of shame and others boast about it.

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Who Really Needs a Financial Advisor? You.

Posted by Conner Combs on January 18, 2019

You get results with a personal trainer and you get peace of mind with a financial advisor. You set goals, customize a plan, work hard, and then enjoy the results. The only difference, of course, is that we do the work for you.

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