Financial Services

Providing Trusted Financial Services to Individuals and Families Since 1950.

Investment Advisory

Helping you reach
your goals.

Wealth Management

Comprehensive planning for a better life.

Insurance Strategy

Protection for your loved ones.

Corporate Retirement Plans

Building wealth for
you & your employees.


Grow and protect
your legacy.

Investment Advisory

With 70 years of experience, our team knows how to navigate the global financial markets during times of both uncertainty and expansion. We have four primary goals for your investment portfolios that offer time-tested strategies:

  • Protecting your hard-earned money from an investor's two worst enemies: market downturns and inflation
  • Leveraging knowledge and expertise from leading global resources
  • Focusing on independent thinking and research
  • Targeting the real issues in the economy and markets that will affect your money

Wealth Management

If you have been managing your investment portfolio, overseeing your retirement cash flow or conducting your own insurance and estate planning, turn to us.


We listen so we can grow your wealth so it can support and enhance your most important goals and plans. We collaborate with your estate planning attorney, banker, and accountant to provide a solid, integrated plan for you and your family. You can:

  • Enjoy our thoughtful, team-based approach
  • Benefit from our comprehensive financial strategies
  • Feel confident and secure knowing your financial well-being is continually monitored.

Insurance Strategy


We’ve provided exceptional insurance strategies to individuals, businesses and trustees for over 70 years. We have no allegiance to a particular vendor or insurance group, allowing us to make the best recommendation for your individual situation.

Let Colton Groome & Company help you:

  • Provide for your loved ones in the event of a premature death or long-term care event
  • Protect your income if you are unable to perform the duties of your occupation due to a disability
  • Preserve your legacy and estate plan through customized life insurance portfolios


Corporate Retirement Plans


Ensuring that your wealth is there to meet your needs during what may be a lengthy and active retirement.

As one of Western North Carolina's leaders in retirement planning, we combine knowledge, expertise, and ingenuity to help you:

  • Achieve higher plan performance
  • Lower costs by keeping your plan under one roof
  • Stay compliant and reduce liability exposure
  • Enjoy the retirement planning process with a competent team and clear process

Trust Services

We partner with some of leading national trust companies to deliver personalized trust services for you and your beneficiaries. We:

  • Serve as the local and personal point of contact for the trustee relationship.
  • Manage your assets, providing independent oversight to your trust.
  • Assist you in taking full advantage of favorable trust law. 

Horizon Investments, LLC is a separate entity from Valmark Securities Inc. and Colton Groome & Company.

Fee-based Financial Planning and Asset Management Services offered through Colton Groome Financial Advisors, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Securities offered through ValMark Securities, Inc. Member FINRASIPC, 130 Springside Drive, Suite 100, Akron, Ohio 44333-2431, 1-800-765-5201. Colton Groome & Company, and Colton Groome Financial Advisors, LLC are separate entities from Valmark Securities, Inc. Colton Groome & Company is a separate entity from Retirement Plan Advisory Group.