Jim Flinchum is a former Special Forces officer and an expert marksman, who lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Already retired from a major bank as a Senior Vice President, he is currently Managing Principal and owner of a registered investment advisor. Mr. Flinchum is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional as well as a Certified Investment Management Analyst®. He holds degrees from Old Dominion University, the College of William & Mary, and the University of Dallas. He also won the Kessler Award from the Investment Management Consultants Association for the Best Financial Article of 2008.
He is a member of the National Association of Business Economics (NABE), the Financial Planning Association (FPA), and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA).
Lastly, he recommends worried investors discuss the possibility of being involved in a Ponzi scheme with a member of NAPFA. For an advisor near you, check www.napfa.org .
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®,CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.