Schwallier Wealth Management LLC | Financial Advisor in Ada ,MI

4764 Fulton Street E, Suite 201
Ada, MI 49301
Phone: (616) 855-2051

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Real Guidance Toward Financial Peace


About

Schwallier Wealth Management LLC has been helping to
improve clients' long-term financial success and change lives
for over 10 years. We offer guidance in the form of financial
planning, on-going investment advice and management, and
insight on all things affecting life and finances. Our goal is
that clients are better off for having met us, specifically,
and we want to become an indispensable resource in helping
clients attain financial peace.

After tiring of being a captive advisor to a broker-dealer and
managing the inherent conflicts that serving two masters
(employer and client) creates, Adam Schwallier formed this
SEC-
Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm.

Schwallier Wealth Management (SWM) was borne to serve clients
directly without the trappings of a broker-dealer.
As a fiduciary, SWM is required to always work in clients'
best interests and fully disclose any conflicts of interest.

As a fee-only firm, we work directly for clients and never
accept any commission revenue that may create a conflict of
interest.

Using this approach, the firm has grown well from a single
advisor office to a multiple advisor team with a robust staff.

20 Years of Experience



General Information
Firm Start Year:   2007
No.of Employees:   2-4
Name of Custodial Firm:   Charles Schwab Institutional
States Licensed in:   Michigan
Indiana
All States
Number of Years with Current Firm:   10
Work Experience:   * President and IAR, Schwallier Wealth
Management LLC (09/07-Present)
* Financial Consultant, AG Edwards & Sons,
Grand Rapids, MI (08/05-09/07)
* Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley, Grand
Rapids, MI (04/01-08/05)
* Actuarial Associate, Lincoln National Life
Insurance Company, Fort Wayne, IN (5/97-04/01)
I work with the following types of clients:   Individual Investors , Non-Profit Organizations , Businesses


Services
Investment Types:   Alternative Investments , Mutual Funds , Options & Futures , Bonds , Stocks , Commodities , Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
I can meet clients in the following ways:   At your home , Via email , At my office , At your office , Via phone


Qualifications & Memberships
Financial Organization Memberships:   National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) , Financial Planning Association (FPA) , National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
Non-Financial Organization Memberships:   Knights of Columbus
University of Michigan Club of Grand Rapids


Firm Information
Firm's Number of Clients:   169
Firm's Number of Planning Clients:   10
Firm's Number of Managed Clients:   159
Assets Managed by Firm:   $54,000,000
Advisor's Number of Clients:   169
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:   159
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:   10
Assets Managed by Advisor:   $54,000,000


Compliance
Registered Investment Advisor:   Yes
Investment Advisor Representative:   Yes
I am an acknowledged fiduciary:   Yes
Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:   I have a clean record
Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:   I have a clean record


Compensation & Fees
Fee Structure:   I am a Fee-Only financial professional
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   $100,000
Compensation Methods:   Hourly , Based on Assets
Fee % Based on Assets:   .5-1.0%
Hourly Rate:   $250
Additional Details on Charges:   Fee% based on asset level and risk tolerance.
Minimum Fee Charged for Managed Accounts:   $0
Minimum Fee Charged for Hourly Planning Accounts:   $0


Board Positions
Organization:  Knights of Columbus  Grand Rapids, MI
Position :  Financial Secretary
Duration :  2013-2014

Organization:  Holy Spirit Education Foundation  Grand Rapids, MI
Position :  Chair of Investment Committee
Duration :  2016-Currently holding

Organization:  University of Michigan Club of Grand Rapids  Grand Rapids, MI
Position :  Advisory Board Member
Duration :  2009-2011


Education
Bachelor of Science - Math of Finance  University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
1991- 1996



FAQs

  • Do you have a customer satisfaction or refund policy? Yes
  • What are your qualifications? What is your education background? I am a fee-only, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER? professional with over 20 years experiences in financial services. I have a bachelor's degree in math of finance from the University of Michigan, and I make it a point to continue my education through reading and listening to books, magazines, podcasts, seeking other designations,etc. My goal is to get better as a person and what I do for people every day.
  • What is your approach to financial planning? Being great at the details of financial planning and seeing the whole person/family is important, but the idea is to change clients' lives for the better and make life easier.
  • What services do you offer? Discretionary investment management and financial planning are the two basic services. I make sure to touch on all financial (investment management/allocation, retirement planning, tax planning, insurance, liability management, estate planning, etc.) and some non-financial areas. Most clients appreciate the Retirement Planning Analysis Report and Social Security Claiming Strategy Report and access to our online Wealth Management System.
  • How many clients do you currently manage? There are roughly 150+ asset management clients. There are 10+ hourly financial planning clients.
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DISCLOSURE


DISCLAIMER

This is the space where a broker-affiliated advisor must disclose the broker-dealer relationship that they do some commission business through. Since we are fee-only, work directly for clients, and forego commissions, no disclaimer is needed.

Adam Schwallier

Adam Schwallier

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant, CMFC®

Biography


With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, I have been helping to improve clients' long-term financial success and change lives for over 10 years as a fee-only advisor and planner at Schwallier Wealth Management. I offer guidance in the form of financial planning, on-going investment advice and management, and insight on all things affecting life and finances. My goal is that clients are better off for having chosen me, specifically, and I strive to become an indispensable resource in helping clients attain financial peace.

History:
After working as an advisor at Morgan Stanley and AG Edwards and becoming disenchanted with the standard of care to clients and advisors at large wirehouse firms, I struck out on my own for clients and became a fee-only advisor foregoing any commission-based business and working for my clients directly without the conflict of interest of working for a captive brokerage firm. I am constantly reading, learning, and improving my skill-set for clients. This includes proudly becoming a member of NAPFA as a fee-only CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER? professional.

Personal:
I reside in Tallmadge Township with my wife, Val, and my three children. I enjoy spending time and playing cards and board games with my large extended family, playing basketball as long as my body allows, and practicing yoga.

My Team


John Bush

Investment Adviser Rep

Denise Nowicki

Client Service Rep

Communities Served

Allendale Alto
Belding Belmont
Byron Center Caledonia
Casnovia Cedar Springs
Clarksville Comstock Park
Conklin Coopersville
Coral Dorr
Fenwick Freeport
Gowen Grand Rapids
Grandville Greenville
Hudsonville Ionia
Jenison Kent City
Lake Odessa Lowell
Marne Middleville
Moline Orleans
Pierson Rockford
Sand Lake Saranac
Sidney Sparta
Trufant Wayland
Wyoming

Office Hours

Mon. 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat. 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Compensation Arrangements

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