James (Jim) Straight is a Financial Advisor for Benefit and Financial Strategies. A professional at explaining complicated financial issues in a way that is easily understood, Jim has been helping clients gain financial independence since 2007.
Jim earned his bachelor’s degree in finance at Northern Arizona University after attending the University of Toledo in Ohio. While completing his degree, he began working at Benefit and Financial Strategies and soon earned his designation as a Financial Advisor.
Responsive and efficient, Jim guides individuals and small businesses in creating their retirement, saving, insurance and investment strategies. He has the professional experience and knowledge to help clients gain financial independence. He implements careful, well-structured plans that fit clients’ needs, at times guiding them as a teacher, and at other times as a counselor and friend. While working hard to prepare clients for the future, Jim encourages them to enjoy the journey to retirement.
Jim lives in Flagstaff with his wife, JoLena, and their dog, Lucy. He enjoys being outdoors, especially when biking, swimming or hiking. He and JoLena love to travel, and they frequently seek out unique places to explore.