one size doesn’t fit all here

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that everyone’s financial picture is unique, and their financial plan is key to guiding them on their journey. Being able to understand how that plan is executed can provide peace of mind. Based on the tenets of quality, diversification, and flexibility, our investment philosophy is simple enough to understand, yet sophisticated enough to deliver the results your financial plan requires. By focusing on risk-adjusted returns, we hope to smooth out the peaks and troubling troughs to keep our clients invested over the long haul.

Manage risk. Get more steps. Focus on quality. Eat breakfast. Stay flexible.

Turns out, maintaining financial and physical health have a lot in common. Both take planning, consistency, and a well-trained pro to provide help and encouragement along that way. And, like the road to fitness, no two financial journeys are the same. That’s why we use a dynamic, always-evolving, four-step approach to portfolio construction that takes inventory of your goals, preferences, and risk profile before developing a customized financial plan to serve as the cornerstone of your portfolio.

Our investment philosophy

Comprehensive portfolio construction

It’s true what they say about variety. We believe a holistic, diversified investment strategy helps ensure the appropriate mix of stocks, bonds, and alternative investments to enhance returns and reduce risk.

Emphasis on quality

It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by investment options, or to get caught up in a new investing trend. So, we focus our security selection on high-quality companies and managers who we think offer the opportunity to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long term.


Stay on the road, but go where it leads. We believe in the importance of a flexible investment process over a “buy it and forget it” approach. It enables us to be opportunistic for you as market conditions change.

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First Financial Wealth Management, a division of First Financial Bank, provides investment advisory, wealth management, and fiduciary services. First Financial Wealth Management does not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. The products and services made available by First Financial Wealth Management: Are Not Deposits. Are Not FDIC Insured. Have No Bank or Federal Government Guarantee. May Lose Value.

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