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Why Dawes Wealth Management

Fiduciary Standard:

As an independent investment advisor, Dawes Wealth Management has a fiduciary duty to all clients. It is our responsibility to act solely in the best interest of each of our clients at all times.

Objective Investment Advice:

Dawes Wealth Management offers no proprietary products, investment banking, private equity, that can get in the way of providing independent and objective investment advice.

We partner with LPL Financial, the largest independent broker/dealer in the U.S.*, for custodial services and Independent Advisor Alliance for compliance, governance, and oversight.

Open Architecture Investment Platform:

As independent advisors we have access to thousands of mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), separately managed accounts, equities, fixed income, annuities, and alternative investments.

Knowledge & Experience:

Collin Dawes holds various professional designations, degrees, and licenses in the financial planning field including:

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation through the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.
  • General Securities Representative Exam (Series 7) with LPL Financial
  • Uniform Investment Advisor Law Exam (Series 65) with Independent Advisor Alliance
  • Uniform Combined State Law Exam (Series 66) with both LPL Financial and Independent Advisor Alliance and both Exams for Life Insurance and Health Insurance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Western Michigan University, graduated in 1997

Nicole Dawes also holds various professional designations, degrees, and licenses in the financial planning field including:

  • General Securities Representative Exam (series 7) with LPL Financial
  • Uniform Investment Advisor Law Exam (series 65) with Independent Advisor Alliance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from Aquinas College, graduated in 2000
  • Minor in Spanish at Grand Valley State University, received in 2004

Comprehensive Financial Planning:

Dawes Wealth Management believes it is important to take a holistic approach to financial planning. We take a comprehensive look at your current financial condition before developing your personal financial plan. We evaluate your current assets, investment goals, financial needs, risk tolerance, and time horizon. This allows us to create a customized investment portfolio that coordinates with your personal financial plan.

Exceptional Client Service:

Dawes Wealth Management provides exceptional client service. Each client works directly with Collin Dawes when developing their personal financial plan and making important financial decisions. We are committed to our client’s needs and answering their important questions within 24 hours.



*As reproted by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2019, based on total revenue.

One of our primary goals is to develop a long-term, trusting relationship with you.

Our Process

Our Process

We create strategies that are tailored to your needs and goals.

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Our Services

Our Services

Years of experience have prepared us to guide you through your life transitions.

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Our Team

Our Team

Committed to upholding the highest standards for integrity, transparency, and accountability.

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