TFG Promotes Bess Butler Brunson

We are pleased to announce that Bess Butler Brunson has been promoted to 401(k) Investment Advisor. In her new position on the 401(k) team, she is responsible for providing retirement education and investment guidance to 401(k) plan participants, day-to-day plan support, and assisting plan sponsors in meeting their ongoing fiduciary duties. Bess originally joined The…

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TFG Welcomes Cameron Kizzire Albach

We are excited to announce that Cameron Kizzire Albach recently joined our team as Communications and Office Manager. She is responsible for graphic design, marketing implementation, event planning and office management at the firm. Cameron brings more than 16 years of marketing experience to her new role. She previously worked as a freelance marketing strategist,…

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Introducing Yuliya Kennedy

We are excited to announce Yuliya Kennedy has joined the team as a Client Services Associate. In her new position, Kennedy is a member of the firm’s client services team and is responsible for administration and reporting of client accounts. Kennedy brings more than 16 years of experience in business accounting to her new role,…

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How to Keep Heirs From Being Spendthrifts

August 2020  By: MALCOLM BUTLER, JD

This article was originally published to subscribers of The Wall Street Journal, found HERE. Over the course of my career, I’ve seen spendthrift beneficiaries attempt to burn through trusts—seeking money to fund credit-card debt, half-baked business ideas, designer shopping sprees and even plastic surgery. Spendthrift beneficiaries can be manipulative, self-centered and narcissistic in dealing with…

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The Fiduciary Group named in Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers

We are delighted to announce that The Fiduciary Group has been included in the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers list for the second consecutive year. This prestigious list recognizes top independent Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) firms across the United States. “We are particularly honored to be included on the Financial Times 300 Top…

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Continuing Professional Development: Our Director of Operations Earns his MBA

We are happy to announce that Brendan Flaherty, Director of Operations at The Fiduciary Group, recently graduated with his MBA from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. Enrolling in the professional MBA program meant driving south on a monthly basis and juggling duties at The Fiduciary Group with classwork obligations on…

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Planning for Retirement in the COVID-19 Age

May 2020  By: KYLE POWERS, CFP®, MBA, AIF

This article was originally published within the Savannah Morning News, found HERE. Major economic events give us a compelling reason to revisit our retirement plans, evaluate household spending and take a hard look at our long-term goals. So, with the Coronavirus shaking up the marketplace and creating uncertainty in both the job and stock markets, how…

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A Great Achievement Earned by Our Director of 401(k) Advisory Services

The Fiduciary Group is pleased to announce that Kyle Powers, Director of 401(k) Advisory Services, has successfully completed all of the requirements of the CFP® Certification program and is now a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.  To earn the right to use the CFP® marks, an individual must satisfactorily fulfill the following requirements: Education – In…

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Why You Should Write a Letter to Your Executor–and What to Say in It

April 2020  By: MALCOLM BUTLER, JD

This article was originally published to subscribers of The Wall Street Journal, found HERE. I once had a client who half-jokingly told me he wanted to be buried with his iPhone in his hand so he could call me—the executor of his estate—from the afterlife to make his voice heard. Writing a letter to your…

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Malcolm Butler’s History of The Fiduciary Group: 2000 – 2020

March 2020  By: MALCOLM BUTLER, JD

It has been about two decades since my father, Lee Butler, wrote the history of the first 30 years of our firm. At the end of his story, he left it to me to write my own account of the firm’s history from that point forward. It has been a great run over the past…

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