Welcome to the web site of the Denver West Group, a team of financial advisors serving Lakewood, Golden & Arvada within Jefferson County, Colorado as well as the greater Denver Metro area -- Daryl Christensen and Darin Hammerschmidt formed the Denver West Group in 2014. This site will help you better understand our practice and how our team works with our clients.

This site is also an information resource designed to help you learn more about personal finance. Click around and you'll find a variety of financial tools. There are financial calculators that can help you get a clearer picture of where you stand and where you're headed. There is a research library and newsletter articles on a wide range of financial topics. You can even request a quote for an insurance or investment product. And check back often, because we're constantly adding new material.

As personal financial advisors, we can:

For help with your financial management, or for more information on the Denver West Group, please contact us today.

Denver West Group is a team name used by advisors affiliated with Waddell & Reed for marketing purposes only.

Securities and Investment Advisory Services through Waddell & Reed, Inc., a Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC, and Federally Registered Investment Advisor.  





  • Net Worth

    A balance sheet summarizes your assets and liabilities and reveals your net worth.

  • Home Affordability

    Estimate of the maximum amount of financing you can expect to get when you begin house hunting.

  • Cost of Retirement

    Use this calculator to estimate how much income and savings you may need in retirement.

  • Roth IRA Conversion

    This calculator can help you determine whether you should consider converting to a Roth IRA.