Jim is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who has been working with families, individuals, companies and professionals for over 30 years. He started his career in the financial services industry in 1983 and joined the RWS team in 2018.
He currently holds FINRA Series 6, 63, 65, and 22 securities licenses and life/health and variable annuity insurance licenses.
Jim take’s great pride in helping his clients develop financial plans aimed at taking full advantage of tax, growth or income opportunities. As a financial advisor, Jim has met some wonderful people, many of whom have become not only his clients but friends as well. It is a profession Jim would not trade for any other.
Jim was raised in Dearborn Heights Michigan and lived in Westland and Northville before moving to his current residence in the city of Livonia. Jim operated his business, Jim Williams Financial Planning, since 1988 until he joined RWS Financial Group in 2018. Jim is the past President of the Westland Chamber of Commerce and currently a member of the Financial Planning Association. Jim is also a member of the Livonia Chapter of Local Business Network.
Jim and his late wife, Linda, raised three children who are a great source of pride. In 2001, Jim lost Linda after 31 years of marriage. In 2003, Jim married Laurie, herself a widow. They enjoy family gatherings, traveling and the many dining and social opportunities available in western Wayne County. As an avid sports and classic car enthusiast, Jim frequently attend car themed events throughout the Midwest. Jim is an active member of the Porsche Club of America and has won 3 concours trophies at the club national event. Jim serves as a concours judge. Jim also enjoys playing golf.
That is Jim’s story, he is eager to learn yours. Give him a call today to discuss how he can help you with your important financial and estate planning, and investment decisions.