Terrell Dinkins, MBA, ChFC®, is a Financial Advisor who primarily focuses on wealth-building and wealth-management strategies for women. With over fourteen years of experience in the financial services industry, Dinkins is passionate about creating intelligent financial strategies that help her clients achieve their personal financial objectives. Maximizing wealth potential and minimizing costs and inefficiencies are key goals Terrell aims for with all of her clients.
She has been featured in magazines, and newspapers sat on panels, and spoken to numerous groups, providing her expert opinion on personal finance. She has traveled international waters, speaking to audiences on wealth building. Her book, “One Bucket at a Time: A Woman’s Guide to Creating Wealth” was released in December 2015 with great reviews from US Book of Reviews and readers. Her second book, "Secret of the 800+ Club: How to Raise Your Credit Score, Maintain Good Credit and Live the Life of Unicorns," was released in 2020.
Dinkins achieved the ChFC® designation from The American College®, a non-profit educator with a more than 85-year heritage and the highest level of academic accreditation. The Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designation has been a mark of excellence for almost 30 years and currently requires nine college-level courses, the most of any financial planning credential. The average study time to earn the ChFC® exceeds 450 hours. Required courses cover extensive education and application training in financial planning, income taxation, investments, and estate and retirement planning. Additional electives are chosen from such topics as macroeconomics, financial decisions for retirement, and executive compensation. ChFC® designees must meet experience requirements and adhere to continuing education and ethical standards.
Dinkins is a true “Georgia Peach”; born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed the Executive Program in Financial Planning, The Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, where she received a Certificate in Financial Planning. She earned her MBA from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia, and her BBA in Finance from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia.
When Terrell is not in "business mode," she enjoys hanging out with her family (husband and two young adults), promoting her books, and volunteering through her life membership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.