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.

Get In Touch.

Send me a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can!

“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.

Sharing Wisdom

On Pain

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would...

Know you are That

Know you are That

The seeker is he who is in search of himself. Give up all questions except one: ‘Who am I?’ After all, the only fact you are sure of is that you are. The ‘I am’ is certain. The ‘I am this’ is not. Struggle to find out what you are in reality. To know what you are, you...

Nirvana, Salvation and Self Realization

Nirvana, Salvation and Self Realization

  It is a great discovery when one realizes that Buddha's Nirvana, Christianity's Salvation and Vedanta's Self Realization are one and the same at the deepest level. Only a rare seeker may ever journey down the  well deep enough to realize it. I truly love Jesus...

Gandhi’s great respect for Guru Sri Ramana Maharshi

Gandhi’s great respect for Guru Sri Ramana Maharshi

The former president of India, Mr. Rajendra Prasad, once went to the asramam of Mahatma Gandhi and said, “Bapuji, I have come to you for peace!” The abode of peace was known well to Gandhiji and hence he advised, “if you want peace, go to Sri Ramanasramam and remain...

True Wealth

True Wealth

 “The kingdom of heaven is like a  treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.( Gospel of Mathew) Jesus says: "Let him who seeks cease not to seek until he finds: when he finds...

I Am That .. Nisargadatta Maharaj

I Am That .. Nisargadatta Maharaj

“The seeker is he who is in search of himself… To know what you are, you must first investigate and know what you are not. Discover all that you are not — body, feelings thoughts, time, space, this or that — nothing, concrete or abstract, which you perceive can be...

Self Enquiry from “The Path of Sri Ramana”

Self Enquiry from “The Path of Sri Ramana”

Just as all the beads of a rosary fall down when the thread is cut, so also if we who want to destroy all thoughts scrutinize the first parson thought, ‘I', which runs through and sustains all the second and third person thoughts like the thread through the beads, all...