About James Cox

James Cox is a financial advisor with FFG Advisors. He focuses on wealth and risk management for clients of the firm. He has served on the board of several organizations. James joined FFG in January of 2012. He has a BA in History and Political Science from St Mary’s College of Maryland, as well as 20+ years’ experience in the financial services industry.

Many of Mr. Cox’s clients are entrepreneurs and business owners. His practice helps individuals manage risk within their finances, even as they are striving toward creating successful companies.

In addition, Mr. Cox is also extremely familiar with the challenges faced by special needs families, such as those with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Working with such families he focuses on ensuring that their financial house is structured and fortified to withstand the financial challenges that ASD poses. According to Mr. Cox, “It is critical to look at long term planning on multiple levels. As a result there is much less room for error. Proper planning is key.”

In addition to his work in the financial world, Mr. Cox also focuses on building dialogues around the issues of Climate Change and Human Trafficking. Both issues pose risks to business enterprises, as well as investors. Mr. Cox states, “The world is changing before our very eyes. We must be prepared to adapt.”

His firm, FFG Advisors, is an agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America®. FFG Advisors was founded on the principles of integrity, financial skill and commitment to uncompromising client service. We help our clients achieve optimal financial balance by addressing the underlying risk in their current financial plans. FFG Advisors has brought together specialists from leading regional firms to address the unique needs of our clientele. Guardian® is a 155-year-old mutual company, which means it is owned by its policyholders. As owners, policyholders share in Guardian’s actual financial results through annual dividends. Guardian has paid dividends to policyholders every year since 1868. Being a mutual company allows Guardian to invest for the future with the collective interests of all of our stakeholders in mind. The company’s focus is always on its customers and building a strong financial foundation that will serve them well today and into the future. Guardian Life is rated A++ by A.M. Guardian has received exemplary ratings from the major rating organizations.

Contact information:
First Financial Group Advisors, 150 South Warner Rd.  Ste. 120 King of Prussia, PA 19406

Phone 610-293-8300


Securities products and advisory services offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), member FINRA, SIPC.  OSJ: 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1200, Bethesda MD 20814 (301-907-9030) PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY.

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Material discussed is meant for general informational purposes only and is not to be construed as tax, legal, or investment advice. Although the information has been gathered from sources believed to be reliable, please note that individual situations can vary. Therefore, the information should be relied upon only when coordinated with individual professional advice.

This material contains the current opinions of the presenter but not necessarily those of Guardian or its subsidiaries and such opinions are subject to change without notice.

Dividends are not guaranteed. They are declared annually by Guardian’s Board of Directors.
Financial information concerning The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America as of December 31, 2014 on a statutory basis: Admitted Assets = $45.3 Billion; Liabilities = $39.6 Billion (including $34.9 Billion of Reserves); and Surplus = $5.7 Billion.

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