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Austin M. Spires, CFP®, AAMS™ Financial Advisor

Austin is a financial advisor specializing in comprehensive wealth management and retirement planning. As a Certified Financial Planner™ professional, he possesses the expertise and knowledge to help individuals and families achieve their financial goals. With an impressive array of licenses, including the Series 7 and 66, as well as insurance licenses covering all annuity types, life insurance, and long-term care, Austin is well-equipped to provide his clients with a diverse range of financial solutions. This training includes rigorous coursework and ongoing education requirements, elements that he feels have been crucial in developing his wealth management and investment philosophies.

In January 2016, Austin joined Makranyi Spires Financial of Raymond after graduating Summa Cum Laude with dual degrees in accounting and economics from Adrian College. Since then, he has worked diligently to stay on top of changing industry trends and opportunities to offer thoughtful and timely wealth management and investment strategies to clients. Austin enjoys taking the time to get to know his clients and thoroughly understand their goals, develop recommendations, discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each idea, and then implement the option that is in the best interest of his clients.

Outside of work, Austin enjoys exploring with his wife, Meghan, son, Jack, and dog, Finn. Austin and his family embrace their shared love for the outdoors by going camping, hiking, and engaging in all of the activities that Northern Michigan has to offer.

Insurance and annuities offered through Raymond James Insurance Group. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. is affiliated with Raymond James Insurance Group.

Long-term care insurance policies have exclusions and/or limitations. The cost and availability of life insurance depend on factors such as age, health and the type and amount of insurance purchased. As with most financial decisions, there are expenses associated with the purchase of life insurance. Policies commonly have mortality and expense charges. In addition if a policy is surrendered prematurely, there may be surrender charges and income tax implications. Guarantees are based on the claims paying ability of the insurance company.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner,  CFP Logo Flame Design and  CFP Logo Plaque Design in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

AAMS™ and Accredited Asset Management Specialist™ are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning.

Raymond James is not affiliated with the above organizations and/or charitable causes.

Raymond James does not provide tax or accounting services.