Tim Franklin CFP® CKA® CWS® AIF®

Senior Wealth Advisor

At Franklin Wealth Advisors, we believe you deserve to feel confident and secure in your Retirement decisions.  The problem, is that Retiring well is full of complexity, which can lead you to feeling lost, alone, and even anxious.  We believe you deserve to know where you stand; that you shouldn't have to guess, or simply hope everything is ok.  We understand your desire to Retire with confidence, which is why, for over 60 years, we've helped guide hundreds of people just like you to exactly that end.  
Here's how we do it: 1-We get to know you, 2-We create a custom plan just for you, and 3-We move forward to implementation together.  
Your first step is easy--Schedule An Appointment to come in and see us, and we'll take care of the rest!
Tim@FranklinWA.com or 217-337-7526



(If you're interested in a bit of boring personal info, please feel free to read on. :) )

Tim has had the privilege of serving people his entire life.  Whether it was growing up in St. Joseph and delivering The News Gazette, mowing lawns, or scooping snow, his training in putting other’s needs above his own started long before stepping foot in the offices of Franklin Wealth Advisors, Inc (FWA, Inc).  Since joining the firm in April of 2004, Tim’s desire and ability to serve others has only increased.  He’s worked closely with his father, Ben, who is the managing director of FWA, Inc, on all aspects of financial planning, specializing in helping those near or currently in retirement and widows or divorcees.


In regards to education, Tim received the prestigious Finance Excellence Award, awarded to the top Senior Finance major from Eastern Illinois University, as well as graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Degree in Finance.  He obtained the CFP® certificate after passing the Certified Financial Planner exam.  He earned the CWS® designation and has also completed the Qualified Kingdom Advisor™ training. 


The CWS® designation ensures Tim’s ability to professionally, competently, and confidently work with the complex and unique issues of clients with a high net worth. With his Qualified Kingdom Advisor™ training, Tim has been educated and has committed to be a person of character who, from a biblical worldview, serves his clients with biblical financial advice enabling his clients to be the best stewards of the finances they have been entrusted with.


On a personal note, Tim has been married to his beautiful wife Sarah since November of 2005 and they have six children here with them and one waiting for them in heaven.  Tim and his family enjoy road trips to the gulf-side beaches of Florida, to visit family in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and hauling their camper anwhere there's an amazing hike to be had.  Tim and Sarah are members of Grape Creek Baptist Church and are both very active in the children's class ministries.


Phone 217.337.7526
Fax 217.337.7525