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James A. "Jim" Crawford, CFP

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

Jim and his team have shown many families how to make work optional through a 5-step consultative process. The process at The Financial Workshop starts with a deep understanding of a client's values, goals, interests, relationships, assets and liabilities and encompasses the three keys to successful family wealth management:

Investment Consulting:

  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Risk Evaluation
  • Asset Allocation
  • Impact of Costs and Tax Implications

Advanced Planning:

  • Wealth Enhancement - Tax efficient investing and cash flow planning
  • Wealth Transfer - Gift or sale in the family or outside of the family
  • Wealth Protection- Risk reduction and transferring risk to an insurer
  • Charitable Giving - Philanthropic; Tax Advantages; Impact Investing to make a difference

Relationship Management:

  • The coordination of the client's advisors with the resources and experts at UBS and The Financial Workshop to streamline the decision making process

Accomplishments: 

  • Founder and President - The Financial Workshop, Inc.- An independent financial planning firm. The firm moved to UBS in 2015.
  • Leaders Council - Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. 1996-2015
  • Certified Financial Planner - CFP awarded in 1995
  • Chartered Financial Consultant - ChFc awarded in 1983
  • Chartered Life Underwriter - CLU awarded in 1970
Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • FL
  • IA
  • IL
  • IN
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • NC
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • TX
  • WA
  • WI

Education

  • MBA - Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania
  • BSBA - Finance, University of Florida

Credentials

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
  • Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Chartered Life Underwriter®
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