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Simply click on one of the general financial topics below and you'll find a selection of easy-to-understand information sheets about related financial concepts and strategies. This information is updated regularly to reflect the latest facts, figures, legislation, and economic trends.

Professional

Art’s father Cherry W. Smith was the first general manager of the Huntsville General Office of New York Life. Art followed in his dad’s footsteps and developed a love for and understanding of serving families in the Tennessee Valley area.

Experienced

Art earned his Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation in 1994 and has been Agent of the Year for over 12 years at the Huntsville General Office. He is also a member of the Financial & Estate Planning Council of Huntsville.

Personal

In his free time, Art enjoys gardening, fishing and cattle farming. He lives in Huntsville with his wife Diane and they have 3 grown children.