Francis G. Bitterly CFP®

Author, student of comparative religions, Christian mystic and contemplative.

Francis G. Bitterly, CFP®, leads a wealth management team based in Red Bank, New Jersey as a Managing Director, Wealth Advisor, Sr. Portfolio Management Director, and Certified Financial Planner®.

Since graduating from Rutgers University in New Jersey in 1985 with a B.S. in Business Management, Fran has spent the past 33 years helping his clients make wise and informed decisions about their money to enable them to achieve what is most important to them.

He has been recognized six times by Barron’s Magazine as one of the nation’s top financial advisors and listed as America’s Best-in-State Wealth Advisors by Forbes Magazine.

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“As the drop relinquishes its mortal sense of self and yields to its intrinsic nature— that of the ocean itself—the very nature of the ocean is revealed. Tremendous relief comes flooding in as we admit to ourselves that the ego, with all of its opinionated positionality based on an inherited sense of separateness, is actually not only the cause of our stress and woe, but also the root of all obsessive thinking and desire.”
-The Yoga Of True Wealth, Francis Bitterly

Yoga of True Wealth

Wisdom from a Heart on Wall St

Presented With sincerity, honesty and heart, this is a touching true story replete with the deepest wisdom and most poignant truths. The fact that these golden threads are interwoven in the tapestry of human life unfolding makes it all the more medicine for the soul.

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Nisargadatta and Jesus -” Seeking the Absolute”

Nisargadatta Maharaj: His story of meeting his Guru   My guru told me: "...attend to the sense 'I am'. Go back to that state of pure being, where the ‘I am’ is still in its purity before it got contaminated with ‘I am this’ or ‘I am that.’ My guru told me, "Trust...

When your world gets “too loud” how do you get quiet?

  When your world gets “too loud” how do you get quiet? What are the two most important -go-to practices that keep you in touch with your (true) self.  Combining Bhakti and Jnani , Jesus instructed his followers that they should not merely love God with all their...

Jesus Mantra – Jesus Prayer

`` Om Sri Yesu Bhagavate Namaha, is a devotional prayer in the Sanskrit language. Loosely translated into English it means, “Lord Jesus I bow to you.” Om Sri Yesu Bhagavate Namaha  Om Sri Yesu Bhagavate Namaha - therefore means - I bow to you Yeshua the Supreme...

Only Love is Real

"Nothing Real can be threatened - Nothing unreal exists - Therein lies the peace of God" -Course in Miracles I was 27 years old. It was the middle of the night. I had just been called to the hospital because my father had a heart attack. When I arrived, I ran into the...

Moving from the Ego mind to the Self

Jesus was giving us a blueprint for transcendence. Nothing else needs to be debated. The potential of experiencing transcendence is open to everyone. The Divinity lives within everyone.

A Simple Path To True Faith

By concentrating on our inner selves and setting attention and awareness on consciousness itself (Meditation), we are meeting our own souls. The great traditions springing from India have a name for this inner awareness of being. It is called the Atman.

Sat Chit Ananada – The Absolute

  Advaita Explained -   Who or what is God? Would you be surprised to know that in spite of reference to thousands of ‘gods’ in Hinduism, the highest and final conception of “God” is not a figure with multiple heads and a thousand arms bearing weapons, it is...

What if God wanted more from you, could you give it?

If God is everything than we are to be the BEST VERSION OF OURSELVES while surrendering results to the higher power, that keeps our heart beating while we are in deep sleep at night. I liken it to not holding the bat-to-tight in baseball which restricts the smooth swing.