Charlie Jordan, CPA, CFP®, CeFT®

Partner | Lead Advisor

Wealth Advice

Charlie's passion for integrating retirement, estate and charitable giving strategies provides his clients with an enhanced clarity and purpose for their wealth.

Charlie is a Partner and Wealth Advisor at Brightworth providing comprehensive investment and wealth planning advice to high net worth individuals and families. He focuses on integrating wealth planning, tax and estate planning, investment management and philanthropic counsel into a customized strategy to help clients accomplish their life and financial goals. Charlie began his wealth management career in 2000 developing purposeful and comprehensive financial strategies for individuals and families, and acquired expertise in advanced charitable planning as a manager at The National Christian Foundation. Charlie joined Brightworth in 2008 as a Financial Planner and was promoted to Wealth Advisor in 2011.

He is a CPA, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and a Certified Financial Transitionist®. Charlie received his Master of Accountancy with a concentration in taxation from Kennesaw State University and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelors degree in finance.

He currently serves on the boards of the Georgia Planned Giving Council and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes East Cobb and is an inaugural member of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Legacy Advisory Council.

Charlie and his wife, Krysta, have three daughters and reside in Marietta. They are active members of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. Charlie enjoys golf, running and Florida Gator sports.

 


Authored Content

Retiring Well: Life-Giving Conversations about Death

While ensuring your documents and your household are in order is a critical step, it's only one part in the process of "finishing well." A fruitful and often ignored step is engaging in conversations with our family and friends about our thoughts and wishes for our living and dying. Here are recommendations for the who, what, when, where & why of end-of-life discussions.

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Retiring Well: Closing the Technology Gap

One thing that has become abundantly clear through the pandemic is the fundamental role of technology in our lives. Technology has helped to bridge some of the gaps between us, our loved ones, and our communities. Thanks to video chat, you’ve been able to check in on family across the country and participate in birthday parties and graduation celebrations. You’ve used streaming services to watch movies and listen to music. You’ve used online news services and social media to keep up with current events and essential healthcare developments. These were likely things you did before, but like many trends, they rapidly accelerated in 2020.

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