Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

October 27, 2013

Business briefs, Oct. 27, 2013


Kokomo Tribune

---- — Hayes gets Indy Monthly ranking

Hayes Advisory Group, an independent retirement and estate planning firm headquartered in Kokomo, announced T. Brian Hayes, founder and CEO, has been ranked in the top 4 percent of Indianapolis wealth managers by Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.

Hayes Advisory Group’s expertise in pre-retirement, retirement and estate planning has benefited the area for over 19 years. In addition to providing advice for its clients, Hayes Advisory Group hosts personal financial educational workshops for area residents, as well as a weekly radio show entitled the “The Retirement Money Matters Show” that airs at 10:30 a.m. every Saturday on WILO (1570 AM) and every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on Shine 99 (99.7 FM).

Hayes Advisory Group takes pride in community involvement, which also extends beyond financial advisement. T. Brian Hayes serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Howard County Community Foundation and has been the title sponsor several years for the Hospital Cheer Guild Gala Ball where the funds raised benefited both local hospitals.

“This recognition is a testament to our team’s commitment to helping our local communities,” said T. Brian Hayes. “We always strive to do right by our clients and neighbors and it’s an honor to be acknowledged in this way.”

The Indianapolis Monthly Five Star Wealth Manager Awards are determined by surveying consumers, financial service professionals, and Indianapolis Monthly subscribers. Selected from wealth managers in the Indianapolis area, the winners were ranked on the following criteria: customer service, integrity, knowledge/expertise, communication, value for fee charged, meeting of financial objectives, post-sale service, quality of recommendations and overall satisfaction. Only wealth managers with more than five years of experience in the financial services industry were considered.

Hayes Advisory Group has clients nationwide and three offices with two located in Indianapolis and one located in Kokomo. For more information on Hayes Advisory Group and its educational workshops, please visit their website at www.hayesadvisorygroup.com.