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Glen Pier

3400 Sweeten Creek Rd. Suite A,Arden
North Carolina,28704
Tel: 828-681-8574
Email: gpier@myafea.org

President’s Biography


Glen Pier – Financial Advisor

Glen is a comprehensive wealth manager specializing in working with professionals and retirees.  He has helped clients with wealth management and advanced estate planning for over 15 years.  As a Master Elite IRA advisor with the Ed Slott Group, he is able to provide the most up to date information on the rules and regulations governing IRAs and other retirement accounts.  Glen is a member of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, the National Ethics Bureau, and the Better Business Bureau.  Monthly, Glen sponsors complimentary educational luncheons where he educates the local community on various financial topics.  Additionally, he was featured as a guest speaker on Yahoo Finance where he was invited to discuss inherited IRAs.  He is passionate about empowering people with the education and information necessary to make smart decisions with their money.    

Attracted to the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Glen and his wife of 25 years, Irene, reside in Arden, North Carolina.  Together they enjoy spending time with their daughter and grandson.   Glen is also a Yoga enthusiast who appreciates reading philosophy and embraces activities that promote making the world a better place.  He believes in living a life of service, and that is what he is here to do.  He is delighted to be working as president of the Asheville Chapter of AFEA where he promotes financial literacy.  

President’s Message


Greetings to our Current and Prospective Members! Welcome to the American Financial Education Alliance (AFEA) Asheville Chapter website! It is my great honor and pleasure to serve as president and to share information about our great chapter. AFEA is a dynamic and growing non-profit organization which exists to provide a forum where people of all walks of life can gain information, education and experience about managing and understanding their finances.

Avoiding 60-Day Rollover Mistakes in 5 Easy Steps

Avoiding 60-Day Rollover Mistakes in 5 Easy Steps

What is a 60-day rollover?

A 60-day rollover is the distribution of funds from a qualifying retirement account payable to the account owner who then has 60 days to redeposit the funds into another qualifying retirement account.

1. Do trustee-to-trustee transfers instead. The best way to avoid making a 60-day rollover mistake is to avoid 60-day rollovers! Transfer your funds directly to another retirement account. Not only does a direct transfer avoid any 60-day time problems, but if the rollover is coming from a 401(k) or other qualified plan, it will also

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