Who is James?

James Veal

Hi! My friends call me James. I'm the creator of this blog and glad you found me. 

            -------------- My Street Cred -------------------

- My mission is to help you build wealth
- I started my career as a Wall Street Stockbroker
- Love sports but I'm a total numbers "geek"
- Growing up poor made me realize that the only option in life is financial independence
- I understand financial struggles and can help you get out of it because I've been there
- The biggest problem in Black America is financial illiteracy
- Still can't believe I didn't invest in "Netflix" and "Facebook"
- Building wealth, investments, entrepreneurship and getting rid of debt is what we're going to be talking about
- Been in the investment advisory business for over 20 years. I should at least know a little something!
- Oh, and I own JRV Wealth Management Group, LLC


                             LET'S WORK TOGETHER

You have access to:

Online courses

Stay tuned-in when we begin offering online courses.


We conduct FREE monthly "retirement planning seminars". Join us next month. Sign up!



Take advantage of our 45 - minute complimentary consultation meetings. No solicitations!!!

SO WHY Black Financial Advisor?


Because sometimes we just need to hear it from people who have been where you are and who looks very similar to you. Honestly, we really need to understand this financial stuff!

* Confused on how to start investing
* Don't know how to start an Roth IRA
* No one to help you with your 401(k) at work
* Want to get out of debt
* Tired of working from paycheck-to-paycheck
* Worried because you plan to retire soon
* Do not know how much life insurance to purchase

Before you pull out all of your hair and just want to give up. NO, relax!

I am here to help you.

The only way things are going to change in your life is that YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO CHANGE.

 You can do it!


Want to Invest

If you want a shot at becoming wealth, you need to do more than simply earn money. Most importantly, you need to hold onto the money you earn. And the, you need to grow your money. In order to grow your money, you need to learn how to invest.


Retiring Soon

When you think about retirement, chances are you imagine a time of freedom: for travel, fine dining, fishing or other post-career fun. But around half of all Americans aren't looking forward to leaving the workforce forever -- and money is a big reason why.


Just Graduated

Graduating college is a major milestone. Congratulations on the achievement. So, what's next for you after college? What does your future hold? What are going to be doing? Whoa, just a lot of what-ifs! But, you'll be alright.


Life Goals

What exactly are life goals? Simply put, they're the things you would like to accomplish in your life. such as: getting married, starting a family, traveling the globe, or starting a new business. Life goals are essentially everything you want to do in life before passing on.



You've got the time now, there are tons of things you can do. Are you tired of the traffic, noise, and the expense of the city? Move to the country. Remodel your home. Buy a motor home. Teach, volunteer, garden, visit family, babysit, travel, start a blog, read, dance. It goes on and on!


Starting a Family

Deciding to start a family is very exciting, but it can also be filled with anxiety and ambivalence. It is basically a dive into the unknown. There are no requirements but has many responsibilities. It can be the most important decision in your life. Just be ready.