The Financial Safari is the flagship show for Capital Radio Networks. The goal is to give financial information to the masses to help with planning a safe retirement. The show features published financial author and investment advisor “Coach” Peter J. D'Arruda and local advisor Eric Peterson, RIA. The Financial Safari prides itself on bringing information from other industry professionals including well known economists, political commentators, authors, and many more. Coach Pete has also been featured on other radio shows, national television programs, and publications
Has over 15 years’ experience in the financial and insurance services industry. He has been helping his clients secure and protect their wealth by providing education, products and services that meet their goals and dreams. Eric is the president of Peterson Financial Group, Inc. a firm that specializes in retirement and legacy planning. He holds a Register Investment Advisor license and is insurance licensed in 37 states.
He is a member of the Ed Slott Master Elite IRA Advisors Group. He participates in an ongoing, advanced and intensive program that’s taught by Ed Slott with support from his company’s IRA technical team. This year-round program educates Eric continuously on current IRA planning and distribution strategies—a highly specialized area
Eric earned his MBA degree from Drake University while working full time at Principle Financial Group and Equitable Life of Iowa. He holds a private pilots license and has obtained a Red belt in Kempo Karate.
He has been married for 17 years and has 2 children ages 16 and 11. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and playing golf.