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Christy and Chris on Cover of InvestmentNews for Pro Bono Work With Military Widows

Last year, when financial planner Christy Raines helped a military widow invest part of a life insurance death benefit, it underscored both the challenges and the need for financial planning among the nation’s vast military community. Read the full article here.

Investment News TV: Christy Answers the Question “What did you want to be when you were growing up?"

Find out what Christy wanted to be when she was a young girl. Watch the video

Christy Named Top 20 Under 40 by SkyHi News

Last year when my husband retired from the Air Force we relocated our family and the firm to Grand County in Colorado (about an hour and a half west of Denver.) We chose to take this leap for a variety of reasons, but in essence, we embraced the wisdom of our elders, "you will always regret more what you don't do than what you do." Read the rest of the article.

Christy Raines named Top 40 Under 40 Financial Advisor in the United States

In 2015, Christy Raines was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Financial Advisors in the United States by InvestmentNews. The InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 project aims to provide a glimpse of the tremendous potential in the financial advice industry by finding often unrecognized young talent doing remarkable things. The key attributes the editorial staff looked for among the 1,200 nominations we received in each of this project’s first two years were accomplishment to date, contribution to the industry, leadership, and promise.

Stapleton Resident Makes Top 40 Under 40 Financial Advisors

At age 9, Christy Raines was Red Cross certified and babysat every kid in the neighborhood, watching her piggy bank grow. At 17, she went to the University of Notre Dame and studied accounting. Now at 32, she has been named an InvestmentNews magazine Top 40 Under 40 Financial Advisor. Read the rest of the article

Five Star Wealth Manager - 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016

Azimuth Wealth Management, Inc. is proud to announce that Christy Raines was selected as a 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager and is featured in the November edition of 5280 magazine and ColoradoBiz magazine. She also received the award in 2012. Five Star award recipients were nominated by either their broker/dealer or peers or were prequalified. They satisfied objective eligibility and evaluation criteria associated with providing quality services to clients. The criteria includes: active credentialed financial professional for a minimum of 5 years, favorable regulatory and complaint history, fulfillment of firm’s internal review, accepting new clients, client retention rates, client assets administered, number of client households, education and professional designations. No fee is paid to be included in the research or on the final list. The award is not indicative of the wealth managers’ future performance. No more than 7 percent of the wealth managers in a market receive the Five Star award. For more information please visit

Colorado Springs Best of the Springs - Financial Advisor

Azimuth Wealth Management, Inc. was honored to be recognized in the 2013 "Best of the Springs" as one of the top Financial Planners in Colorado Springs area. More than 15,000 Colorado Springs residents and a panel of eight Gazette staff members weighed in on what they love most about our city. It is great fun for our firm to be listed as a valued resource in our community and we wanted to share the honor with all of you!

Colorado Springs Top 40 Under 40

Christy Raines' financial expertise is in her DNA. Her grandfather was a financial advisor for 50 years, her father has been a partner with a Big Four accounting firm for 33 years, and all three of her siblings are successful financial and law professionals. Read the rest of the article.

Christy Raines Quoted in Investment News-Military Widow Benefits

Last year, Christy Raines, owner of Azimuth Wealth Management, a $40 million AUM advisory firm, faced the challenge of helping a military widow invest part of a $400,000 life insurance death benefit in a Roth IRA, which she described as a little-known military benefit. Read the rest of the article.