Our Qualifications


James E Armstrong Jr CFP® , president of Armstrong Financial Services, holds a Bachelor of Science In Economics from NC State University and is a Certified Financial Planner. He also holds the following securities and insurance registrations:


FINRA Series 7                 General Securities Representative

FINRA Series 24               General Securities Principal

FINRA Series 66               Investment Advisory Representative

FINRA Series 4                 Registered Options Principal

FINRA Series 53               Municipal Securities Principal

Life & Health Insurance

Long Term Care Insurance



James E Armstrong Jr served in the US Navy for 6 years and was honorably discharged in 1990 as a First Class Petty Officer.  After working as a technician in the electronics field, James initially pursued an Electrical Engineering degree from NC State before entering the financial services industry.  James came into the industry in 2002 to assist his father, James Armstrong Sr., in the supervision of a network of Royal Alliance advisors in branch offices located all over the Southeastern United States.  James Armstrong Jr manages the day to compliance oversight of approximately 45 registered representatives at any given time while also serving his clients.  Having oversight of so many successful advisors gives James unique insight into how best to serve his own clients.  He also serves on the Eastern Advisory Board of his broker dealer, Royal Alliance, helping to develop and implement best practices for Royal Alliance registered representatives.  James is active in his church in the area of music production.  He and his wife Desiree have a daughter and a son, Morgan and Joshua born 11 months apart in 2008.