By Kelli Carmack
With a career spanning over 34 years, financial advisor Bill Kimbrough knows how to help you answer the question, “Can I financially get there?”
By taking the time to learn the individual goals of each of his clients, Kimbrough builds a strategy tailored just for them. He identifies the most appropriate investments, protections and services to get clients where they want to be. Having a financial advisor like Kimbrough truly helps ease the challenges that come with making financial decisions.
“When you try to do it all on your own, you’re subject to your own emotional whim. An advisor really serves as an objective force,” says Kimbrough.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Kimbrough became a financial advisor in 1986 with E.F. Hutton, and spent the past 15 years working with Franklin Templeton Investments. But, after recognizing his true calling to serve individual investors, Kimbrough decided to join Edward Jones in the summer of 2019.
“We bring Wall Street to Main Street,” Kimbrough says, “We focus on the everyday person, which you don’t find in many other firms.”
Being in business since 1922, Edward Jones is just two years away from its 100th anniversary. With more than 14,200 branch offices in all 50 states and through its affiliate in Canada, Edward Jones has more branch offices in North America than any other brokerage firm in the country.
One of the biggest misconceptions Kimbrough hears is that once you reach a certain age, you can’t invest.
“The fact of the matter is, it’s never too late to start investing. You’d be surprised what you could save and accomplish in a matter of 10 to 15 years. You may not be a millionaire, but every bit counts,” says Kimbrough.
Some of the most important lessons Kimbrough learned throughout his career is to stay focused on the long-term, stick with high-quality investments, save as much as you can and, most importantly, treat people fairly.
“People have different lives, goals, sets of values… the more I get to know my clients, the better off I’ll be to help them,” says Kimbrough.
Kimbrough resides in Lutz with his wife Nina. When he’s not working at Edward Jones, Kimbrough gets involved in the community by being a member of The Rotary Club of Land O’ Lakes and The Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce.
“Getting involved in these organizations has been a wonderful experience for me. I look forward to continuing my community involvement in this extraordinary area,” says Kimbrough.
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Published on May 6, 2020