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This three-part series was held at the Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists in the South Atrium. All webinars were live-streamed and recorded. Scroll to watch the webinars below.

Webinar Archive

Building A Strong Financial Home

with Jay Dedeker

Financial Planning for Early Investors

with Adam Dutton

Estate Planning for Young Parents:

Protect Your Legacy in Every Season
with Monica Edwards

Get To Know The Advisers

Click to learn more about each of our guest advisers.

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Jay Dedeker

Personal Financial Representative

As a Personal Financial Representative in Ooltewah, Jay Dedeker has gotten to know many local families. He understands that when it comes to preparing for your financial future, each person’s needs are unique. Jay looks forward to helping you prepare a strategy to achieve your financial goals. From saving for your child’s education to your retirement, his ongoing priority is to help you to create a financial strategy to achieve the peace of mind that you deserve.
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Adam Dutton

Certified Financial Planner

Adam Dutton earned his B.B.A. from Middle Tennessee State University in 2004. Prior to joining Raymond James in 2018, he worked as a financial advisor at Edward Jones and co-founded Tandem Financial Partners of Ameriprise Financial. In addition to his years of experience in the financial industry, Adam took self-study courses and earned the esteemed Certified Financial PlannerTM designation.  Clients know they can rely on Adam to help them align their financial aspirations with their life goals. He offers clients an array of essential services, including retirement income planning and holistic financial planning, such as protection planning, estate planning and asset management. Adam is deeply dedicated to his clients and enjoys creating lasting friendships with them and seeing the great value they bring to each other’s lives.
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Monica Edwards

Planned Giving Director

Monica Edwards is the Planned Giving Director at It Is Written, Inc., a media ministry headquartered in Collegedale, TN. Monica graduated from Chapman University School of Law in Irvine California and has practiced law as an estate planning attorney for several years before joining It Is Written, Inc. In her role as Planned Giving Director, Monica enjoys assisting It Is Written donors with creating effective estate plans to ensure their families are well taken care of when they die. She also educates and assists donors with creating charitable planning strategies that allow them to advance God’s Kingdom through their support of their favorite ministries, while at the same time, creating for themselves tax benefits and lifetime income.