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Planning for retirement is about more than just investing. Learn how a true wealth plan can work for you and your future. You don’t need a separate team of people guiding you. GAAM is your team. You get all wealth services you need in one place and a cohesive wealth plan with less hassle and less cost. Explore services

Wealth Planning

Let us help you define the life you want and help you get there through investments tailored to your needs, risk profile and timetable. We’ll show you your own family index number that will guide your investment decisions.
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Risk Management

Assets are worth protecting and our insurance specialists can help you do just that. We’ll identify your risks and recommend coverage that can either partially or fully eliminate it. The unexpected shouldn’t interfere with you living the life you want. Insurance can help.
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Portfolio Management

When it comes to your investments, there is always something to do in response to market trends and asset allocation goals. Our team of investment professionals will keep an eye on your portfolio and provide continual management, regular reporting and timely updates.
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Estate Planning

No one lives forever. Let us help you create your own Life Book™ complete with wills, powers of attorney, living will and trust documents. In addition, you’ll be able to designate specific assets and their recipients. It’s a comprehensive process that provides peace of mind.
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The GAAM Story

GAAM Wealth Advisors, since 1993, has been helping clients live a good life. The life they want. That mission began humbly with just four partners and since then the firm has grown to more than twenty professionals caring for clients. Creating community and seeking wealth management solutions that help people achieve their goals, GAAM has become one of the nation’s most progressive wealth management firms through its comprehensive services. Whether you are looking to grow wealth, preserve it or use it to live, we are here for you. Barron’s has ranked GAAM Wealth Advisors 3rd in the entire state of Tennessee for Financial Advising. Founder and CEO, Pamela Corrigan, has been ranked by Barron’s as one of the top 50 female advisors in the nation for the last three years*. Providing comprehensive wealth advice and strategies through a well-designed process, GAAM delivers the experience and affords the stability you need to stay disciplined through the ups and downs of the market. And they do it with one goal in mind. To help you live a good life, the life you want.

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The time is now.

GAAM Wealth Advisors’ team of experienced professionals can help design a good life, the life you want, through comprehensive wealth planning. What’s a wealth plan? It’s investment strategy, portfolio management, wealth management, risk management and estate planning, that all come together to help you take that dream vacation, save for your kids’ or grandkids’ education, gift that charity you care about and, of course, prepare for retirement.

The discipline you need.

GAAM helps you stick to that plan. Markets are volatile. There are ups and there are downs. But through it all, history has shown that long-term investors are rewarded. It takes strategy, discipline and being there for you throughout all of your life’s transitions. That’s what we’ll do for you.

Where you are, we are.

Headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, GAAM Wealth also has office locations and advisors in Virginia. Contact us today to speak with a wealth advisor or financial professional nearest you.

Insights

GAAM Wealth’s team of  professionals provide you with transparent and proactive communications to equip you with the knowledge you need. Read more

Market Commentary
Weekly Market Commentary April 24, 2017

In the thick of earnings season, markets swayed with a flurry of mixed reports from banks and industrials. For the week, the S&P 500 climbed 0.9%. The MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), which includes U.S. and international stock markets, rose 0.6%, and the Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond Index was unchanged. After a recent rally, oil fell sharply, dropping 7% last week. Read more

Blog
How to Set up a Trust

Published by Beth Schanou, Director of Wealth and Estate Planning

A trust can be a necessary tool for an estate plan. But, you may ask, what is a trust? Put very simply, a trust is created with a formal legal document to manage assets for beneficiaries. The trust is created by a person called the Settlor or Grantor, and a Trustee is appointed to follow the rules of the trust for management of the trust and its assets for the beneficiaries’ benefit. Read more

2017 Q2 Market Outlook Video
Video
2017 2nd Quarter Outlook Video

Your Carson Institutional Alliance Investment Committee discusses market updates from the past quarter and provides an outlook on the upcoming quarter. Contact us to speak with a Wealth Advisor. Read more

Monthly Newsletter
April Monthly Newsletter: 86% of Americans Are Stressed ...

A recent, nationwide survey of approximately 1,000 adults found that 86% of those surveyed indicated they are experiencing stress relating to their finances.[1]  Why is this important? According to that same survey, nearly half of those who indicated they are experiencing financial stress believe their stress hinders their ability to make financial decisions. Read more

News
3 Key Financial Events to Watch In 2017

Published By Brett Carson

Last year saw financial markets alternating between an uneasy calm and turbulence, with 2017 expecting much of the same. Developed markets are facing a paradigm shift as the U.K. initiates its exit from the European Union and the United States’ transition to the Trump administration brings political and policy risks to the fore. Read more

Infographic
Long-Term Care

Do you know someone who has recently been dignosed with dementia or is currently living with this disease? Watching a loved one lose their independence, memories and financial well-being is very difficult. It’s important to know there are many resources and tools available to you. This infographic shares 10 ways you can help your loved ones financially prepare for the impact of dementia. Read more

Whitepaper
Long-Term Care

Our goal is to make your life easier. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be highly stressful for caregivers and family members. Providing answers on how to financially prepare for these conditions is one way we can help. Read this guide for tips on how to prepare for the physical, financial and emotional impact of Alzheimer’s or dementia.

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    Blog post
  • How to Set up a Trust

    Published by Beth Schanou, Director of Wealth and Estate Planning

    A trust can be a necessary tool for an estate plan. But, you may ask, what is a trust? Put very simply, a trust is created with a formal legal document to manage assets for beneficiaries. The trust is created by a person called the Settlor or Grantor, and a Trustee is appointed to follow the rules of the trust for management of the trust and its assets for the beneficiaries’ benefit. Read more

    Weekly Market Commentary
  • Weekly Market Commentary April 17, 2017

    Geopolitics, earnings and inflation news dominated the global investment environment this week. While earnings news was generally positive, higher geopolitical risk and inflation helped push U.S. markets lower. The S&P 500 fell 1.1% through Thursday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.0%. The NASDAQ slid 1.2%. Read more