David W. Adams

President, David Adams Wealth Group

Financial advisor and radio host David Adams is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and CPA in Nashville, Tennessee. As President of David Adams Wealth Group, LLC, an Independent practice offering securities through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., David is dedicated to helping his clients live well and retire, too. For more than 15 years, David has been committed to the financial well-being of his clients, and now more than ever, David is dedicated to changing an industry he feels is broken. His passion for the business centers around helping people restore vital balance and financial strength through life’s many transitions- selling a business, loss of a loved one, marriage, divorce, retirement, etc.

In 2016, David Adams launched his Retire While You Work radio show, a weekly show on Nashville Newsradio 1510 WLAC and iHeart Radio, offering financial advice and answering listener’s financial questions. David also launched the companion website, RetireWhileYouWork.com, and e-book to share his philosophy of changing retirement in America and offer additional resources to his listeners and readers.

David was recognized in 2016 as one of the top 40 under 40 independent financial advisors in the U.S by WealthManagement.com and REP magazine*. David also appeared on the cover of Investment News as “Advisor to the Stars” for the work he does with musicians and songwriters of Nashville.

For 2016-2017 and each of the three years prior, David was recognized by Raymond James as part of the Chairman’s Council for the top 1-2% advisors in the country**. David was also written up in Music Row magazine for helping some of Nashville’s finest songwriters manage the financial ups and downs of the music industry. In addition, to all of his professional achievements in 2016, David was chosen by Nashville Lifestyles as one of their top 25 most beautiful people.

David serves as a frequent resource for many local, regional, and national news outlets such as the Nashville Business JournalInvestment NewsMoney, etc. as their “go to” professional on all investment-related matters.

In addition to David’s professional accomplishments, David is equally committed to work in the Nashville community. David serves on the boards for Saving Case and Project Alive, a non-profit that benefits young boys with Hunter Syndrome, a rare genetic disease. Additionally, David serves on the board of the Onsite Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships for people who cannot afford therapy for addictions, emotional trauma, etc., or just need guidance to live a centered and more balanced life. He is also a wish grantor with Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee.


The Currency of Time

Publication Date: January 2019

What if you could do what you’re passionate about and achieve work-life balance? What if you were relieved of the pressure to have some massive amount saved?

Retiring while you work is possible no matter your level of wealth. In his book, The Currency of Time, author David Adams introduces his three buckets of life approach to create fluid life financial plans, not emergency retirement quitting plans. Using the three buckets approach will help you feel more free, joyful, and fulfilled.

We can all find joy in the journey of life while still satisfying our ambitions, goals, health, and personal and spiritual lives. Adams teaches us that if we learn to prioritize living life while also planning for the future, we can find the kind of work-life balance that fuels dreams.

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