Welcome to Adams, Gut & Associates

“Our mission is to partner with you, aligning the right strategies, tactics and tools today to help ensure your enriched and fulfilling lives tomorrow.”
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We support a variety of clients all over the United States.

With the demands on our time these days, it can be difficult for us to think about the future. It is precisely because of these demands that we must focus our attention toward what is truly important. Many individuals and organizations struggle to make the proper plans without knowing what they'll truly need for the future; whether it's investing, education funding or retirement solutions. Our goal is to help you build a financially secure future.

At Adams, Gut & Associates, we begin by asking you important questions to gain a true understanding of your hopes, goals, dreams and aspirations. Once the personal planning analysis is complete, we formulate a plan that is customized to fit your specific needs. Our clients receive not only financial solutions directed toward securing their future, but also the confidence that comes from working with a team of professionals to help keep the journey on track as life unfolds with its trials and surprises.

Browse these pages to learn more about how we work together for the best interests of our clients.

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A message from our Founder & Principal

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Northwestern Mutual is proud to partner with the NCAA, because we both share the same end goal: helping people reach their full potential.

John R Adams, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®, CFP®
Financial Advisor

Adams, Gut & Associates


Home is where the greatest moments are shared and where the most valuable and meaningful memories are made. But sometimes, life happens. From technology and social media to work-life imbalance to competing schedules, families can struggle to be present and connect on a more personal level at home.

This fall, Northwestern Mutual wants families to find that connection at home again. Parents can submit a video or photo of their kid's ultimate home experience inspiration — the bigger, the more out-of-the-box, and the more imaginative the ideas, the better — and we may just ring your doorbell to make your dream a reality!

To enter:  Join the conversation on social and enter to win with #IfItWasUpToMyKid! 

Learn more and submit your entry here now.

If you live for it, we’ll help you plan for it.

See what our version of financial planning looks like.

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Good News for Our Clients

In 2018, we expect to again lead the industry in total dividends paid to our clients. Read more.


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