2024 Annual Workshop

March 13, 2024

On March 12, the Financial Architects team gathered in Novi for our Annual Workshop. This was an opportunity for the team to get together and look ahead to the remainder of 2024 as well as sharpen the saw. Our company President, Chris Cousins, presented to the team on the state of the company and all…

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Congratulations Matt Dery!

March 13, 2024

FAI’s Director of Marketing and Business Development, Matt Dery, was recently honored by the Troy Chamber of Commerce. Matt was named the winner of the chamber’s “Advocate Award” at their annual TC Business Excellence Awards, presented by Horizon Bank. Matt shared the honor with longtime Troy Chamber ambassador, Mark Gelbman. Matt has been a strong…

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Our address is changing, but our commitment to clients is not

February 1, 2024

Dear Clients and Strategic Partners, We are thrilled to share some exciting news! After 20 incredible years at our current office, Financial Architects, Inc. is embarking on a fresh start with a new state of the art office still located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. This means as of January 31, we will no longer be located at 39395…

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Matt Makes His Mark at Troy Chamber of Commerce

November 15, 2023

Public speaking has never been an issue for our Director of Marketing and Business Development! Matt Dery was the featured speaker at last week’s Troy Chamber of Commerce Leadership Enrichment Group. Matt discussed communication across generations and how important it is in business today to be out in front of it! Dery heads up all of our communications, both…

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Succession Success Podcast Episode 18

September 21, 2023

How can employees be a part of the owner’s succession plan? We discuss it with Lazear Capital’s own Jeremy Garrett and Jeff Jamerino.  They specialize in sell-side transactions with a focus on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) for companies across the United States. FAI’s own Matt Dery is the host.  Here is the latest Q5 Experience podcast: Video:

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Inside Financial Architects Podcast Episode 19

August 14, 2023

How has the financial industry changed over the past few years? We caught up with Financial Architect Asalyn Coachman to get her thoughts on the industry, her clients, her approach to helping people live a life of freedom, and how technology has changed her business model. Asalyn is an incredible advisor who has a big heart and…

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FAI Looking to Grow (Video)

June 6, 2023

Over the past year Financial Architects has developed a growth strategy that will enhance the company’s reach and continue to put our clients at the center. We are looking to add advisors to our team with the opportunity to collaborate with experienced financial professionals. Do you know of any advisors that are looking to make…

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WATCH: Living The LifeMethod Podcast Episode 18

May 4, 2023

What is the path to becoming a country music artist? From the Midwest to Nashville, our guest today Teddy Robb shares his story on this week’s episode with our host Matt Dery. Teddy talks about his dream of having a recording contract and putting out hit songs. The pressure that is involved and where he got his start…

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Another Successful Passion For Life Walk!

March 28, 2023

On March 25th in Walled Lake, FAI was well represented at the 16th annual Passion For Life 5K Run/Walk. Cold and rain didn’t stop our team from walking and helping to raise money for Mott Children’s Hospital. Thank you to Chris Cousins, Sherry Hanford, Jan Winters, Matt Dery, and Jan’s son Jordan Winters, and Sherry’s…

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Living The LifeMethod Podcast Episode 17

February 23, 2023

Faith and Football. We dive into both today with the co-founder of Royal City Church, Robby Emery.  Robby and his wife Danielle have served in the ministry for over 21 years and he tells his story on the show to our host, Matt Dery. Robby is also the lead Pastor for the University of Michigan Football team…

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