Saturday, March 21, 2009

Saturday Star Spotlight

Our students are doing a lot of exciting things and we're looking forward to featuring their impresssive accomplishments every Saturday in our Star Spotlight.

This week our Saturday Star Spotlight falls on
James N. Whiddon CFP®, MSFS, Founder/CEO & Advisor for the JWA Financial Group
Jim, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ earned his Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and masters’ degree in financial planning from The American College in Philadelphia. He is author of Wealth Without Worry and The Investing Revolutionaries and a frequent speaker and writer on financial topics. He is the host of “The Investing Revolution,” a daily economic and investment talk show on CNN1190am.

Jim, recently honored as one of the top 100 Aggie Business Leaders for 2006, was twice selected as one of “Dallas’ Best Financial Planners” by D Magazine and the firm was named a “Wealth Master” by Bloomberg Wealth Management Magazine four years in a row. In addition, Jim has been interviewed by various media outlets, including CNBC Power Lunch, Good Morning Texas, Investment News, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Dallas Morning News, Financial Advisor, Dallas Business Journal, CNN Money, Chuck Jaffe’s Your Money Radio, Dentist’s Money Digest, Dental Practice Report, Physicians Money Digest and Registered Rep for his expertise in the areas of financial planning and investment management.

Jim has two sons, Jonathan and Daniel. He is involved in many church activities and also coaches youth sports through the YMCA and Spring Valley Athletic Association.
When asked about some good advice for these unusual times, Jim said,

“The best advice at any time is to try to keep your head, weathering each storm with smarts and a sense of calm. As a member of the Computer School for Seniors faculty, I appreciate the opportunity to share some information on campus with our senior students to help them navigate the sometimes confusing issues concerning financial planning and retirement. 

You can visit the JWA Financial Group Website by clicking here:

Jim is also the Faculty Advisor for the Computer School for Seniors Financial Services Center at

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