COLUMBUS, GA — Our Team is thrilled to announce the expansion of the BIP Wealth brand to the Columbus, GA area through a strategic partnership with The Money Advisor Group, LLC (“TMAG”). As part of a new growth strategy, we have formed BIP Alliance, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) doing business as BIP Wealth, to identify like-minded, long-established and well-respected firms with which to partner.

TMAG was founded in 2001 by Tim Money with the mission to provide individual and corporate clients with unbiased financial advisory services, including retirement planning and comprehensive wealth management. Bill Harris, Mark Buffington and Tim have known one another for more than 10 years and have long respected each other as friends, colleagues, and now business partners. The partnership between TMAG and BIP strategically unites two firms that share a people-first approach and service ethos to clients and their local communities.

TMAG is an RIA specializing in investment management and retirement planning. Through this strategic acquisition, TMAG clients and new investors in West Central Georgia, East Alabama, and the surrounding region will gain expanded access to BIP’s top-tier wealth management platform, including its private market investment solutions and advanced planning capabilities.

“From the beginning, our focus has been on taking care of our beloved clients and team members,” said Money. “Our longstanding commitment to serving our clients in every way possible has been and continues to be our primary mission, even as we discussed how a partnership with BIP Wealth would take shape. Our earliest discussions made it clear that BIP aligns with our values and priorities.”

“The TMAG acquisition will enable BIP to extend our unique value proposition in partnership with people who share our values,” said Bill Harris, CEO of BIP Wealth. “BIP is thrilled to broaden our reach into the Columbus area and surrounding markets with Tim and his impressive team. They bring a shared commitment to excellence and lifetime service to their clients, and we are happy to welcome them to the BIP family.”   

“We have decades of experience connecting our clients – particularly families and individual investors – to the best and most innovative segments of the American Economy. Our unique investment platform enables clients to earn significantly higher risk-adjusted returns through a sophisticated portfolio management and planning process,” said Mark Buffington, CEO of BIP Capital and Co-founder of BIP Wealth. “Simply put, very few investment advisors are capable of delivering the same quality of investment solutions to their clients and we are honored to extend those capabilities to Tim and his team.” 

Learn more about BIP Alliance here.