Martin A. Smith, AIFA

Founder and President

Advisor's Background

Martin A. Smith, CRPC, AIFA, stands at the helm of two pioneering ventures, serving as the Founder and President of Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc. and HBCU Legacy, LLC. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, Martin has carved out a niche in retirement planning, investment management, and fiduciary consulting, spanning over two decades in the financial services industry.

Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc. was conceived to deliver holistic financial and retirement planning solutions, offering comprehensive investment management and consulting services.

Driven by the ethos that wisdom surpasses wealth, Martin's business philosophy is rooted in Proverbs 16:16, guiding his dedication to prudent guidance and superior service. A seasoned personal finance blogger and media personality, Martin has graced the airwaves of esteemed platforms such as News Channel 8, NBC Universal Channel 4, WTOP Radio News & Business, and CBS Radio. He also served as the Host and Co-Producer of "Wealth and Wisdom," a distinguished financial talk show on Montgomery County TV.

Martin's relentless pursuit of knowledge is evident in his array of certifications and qualifications. Armed with a Master's degree in Commercial Real Estate Finance from Georgetown University, he holds designations including Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF), Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst (AIFA), Retirement Planning Specialist (RPS), and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC).

His commitment to education extends beyond traditional avenues, as evidenced by his role as a financial educator for the NBA Development League and the California National Guard. A graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Legal Communications, Martin's career trajectory began at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., where he swiftly rose to prominence as a Financial Consultant and Assistant Branch Manager. Today, Martin divides his time between the dynamic landscapes of Washington, DC, and the Atlanta Metro areas, where he actively cultivates talent and fosters the next generation of financial advisors.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Martin finds fulfillment in his nearly 26-year marriage to his beloved wife, Walida T. Smith, and the joy of raising seven children. Through his unwavering dedication to his craft and community, Martin A. Smith continues to leave an indelible mark on the financial landscape, embodying a legacy of wisdom, integrity, and prosperity.

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