K. Shea Abernethy
AIFA®, EA, AIF®, CES
Avid Wealth Management, LLC
Fee-Only financial planner located in Winston Salem, NC, serving clients locally and across the country.
Avid Wealth Management, LLC provides comprehensive and objective financial planning to help clients organize, grow, and protect their assets through life’s transitions. Avid is a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial planning firm, never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.
K. Shea Abernethy is the founder of Avid Wealth Management, a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor located in Winston-Salem, NC. Shea is an experienced planning advisor whose comprehensive approach guides client's in reaching their personal financial goals and objectives.
K. Shea Abernethy is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
NAPFA members live by three important values:
- To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
- To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
- To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning
Avid Wealth Management is a fee only fiduciary specializing in comprehensive financial planning, investment management, 401k & 403b advice, tax & estate planning, as well as college savings strategies.
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Retirement Income Planning
- Investment Management
- College Education Planning
- Tax Planning
- Retirees and Near Retirees
- Growing Families
- Business Owners and Executives
- Sudden Money Situations
- Novice Investors
- In-Office Meetings
- Virtual Meetings
- Clearly Defined Fees
- No Product Sales
- Complimentary Initial Consultation
Professional Designations & Affiliations
K. Shea Abernethy is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
K. Shea Abernethy is a Member of the XY Planning Network
The XY Planning Network is the leading organization of fee-only financial advisors who are focused on working with Generation X and Generation Y clients. Our mission is to connect consumers with best-in-class financial advisors who specialize in working with clients just like you.
K. Shea Abernethy is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF)
Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) training empowers investment professionals with the fiduciary knowledge and tools they need to serve their clients’ best interests. Advisors who have earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation have gone through training, met the qualifications, and passed the exam allowing use of the AIF designation and they are immediately able to demonstrate the added value that they can bring to both existing and prospective clients.
K. Shea Abernethy is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst® (AIFA®)
Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst® (AIFA®) Designation training is considered to be the master’s level coursework to the AIF® Designation. AIFA® Designees are certified to perform fiduciary assessments on internal policies, procedures and workflows to verify or certify an entity's conformity to a "Global Fiduciary Standard of Excellence.” Only AIF® Designees in good standing have the foundational skills needed to qualify for the AIFA® Designation training.
K. Shea Abernethy is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS (Learn More)
An enrolled agent is a federally authorized tax practitioner empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled agent status is the highest credential awarded by the IRS.
Contact K. Shea Abernethy
4400 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston Salem, NC 27104