Travis Waara avila-waara
Wealth Management Banker - U.S. Bank
It is my pleasure to serve the financial needs of people in Sioux Falls and the surrounding areas. My experience in the financial industry started in 2020 and I became a Wealth Management Banker in 2022.
I want to make managing your finances as easy as possible for you. As your Wealth Management Banker, I will partner with an investment professional to bring you a holistic approach to financial management. We will collaborate to understand your financial situation and propose personalized strategies to help you work toward your financial goals.
In my free time, I enjoy fishing, going to baseball games, and being with family and friends.
Services I specialize in
Whether a loan, line of credit or other financing alternative is the best fit for what you’re working to achieve, we’ll help you review your options and create a funding plan.
From purchasing a first home to financing investment property, we have your mortgage needs covered with a variety of loan options, plus information to support you on your homebuying journey.
Liquid asset secured financing – a line of credit secured by eligible assets in your investment account – can be useful when you want to generate cash flow quickly for a financial opportunity or challenge.
To support your personal or business needs we offer a range of premier banking products, financing options and exclusive benefits, plus 24/7 account management through digital channels.
About Wealth Management from U.S. Bank and Bancorp Investments
Our integrated wealth management approach gives you access to a dedicated wealth professional, backed by a team of specialists. We offer financial strategies to individuals and families across a wide range of wealth levels. Our U.S. Bank wealth specialists offer trust and estate and wealth management banking services while our U.S. Bancorp Investment professionals provide wealth planning, investments, and insurance support.
Meet our team
Wealth Management Advisor, U.S. Bancorp Investments
Wealth Management Advisor, U.S. Bancorp Investments
Insights from our experts
Stay on top of the changing U.S. and global markets with our market news page. Dive deeper with our daily market analysis, volatility updates and frequent market teleconferences with U.S. Bank investment experts.
Are you a beginning investor wondering where to start? Even if sometimes confusing, the average investor can grow and preserve wealth by taking advantage of a number of investment strategies. While you can't predict what the markets will do next you can take some basic investing steps to ensure you're investing wisely.
Understanding tax law changes
The Biden administration put forth two major initiatives, which were signed into law, included tax law changes. U.S. Bank explains how these changes affect taxpayers.
Working as your partner, U.S. Bank Wealth Management can develop strategies to help you optimize the management, preservation, and growth of your working capital. We do this by:
- Understanding your financial goals and what’s important to you
- Developing strategies for maintaining access to cash as you explore new opportunities
- Using customized credit options that focus on your specific goals
- Providing tools that can help streamline your daily banking activities and complement other aspects of your financial life
Wealth Management Bankers advise you on creative ways to manage both your assets and liabilities. This may include custom credit and loans, mortgage services, jumbo loans, home equity lending, secured lines of credit, and loans, including liquid asset secured financing and more.
We’re happy to meet with you virtually or in person. It’s up to you.
Investment and insurance products and services including annuities are:
Not a deposit ● Not FDIC insured ● May lose value ● Not bank guaranteed ● Not insured by any federal government agency.
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Equal Housing Lender. Deposit products are offered by U.S. Bank National Association. Member FDIC. Mortgage, Home Equity and Credit products are offered by U.S. Bank National Association. Loan approval is subject to credit approval and program guidelines. Not all loan programs are available in all states for all loan amounts. Interest rates and program terms are subject to change without notice.
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Insurance products are available through various affiliated non-bank insurance agencies, which are U.S. Bancorp subsidiaries. Products may not be available in all states. CA Insurance License #0E24641.
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