• Paul Hynes CFP, Wealth Manager and Financial Advocate for Seniors

    December 8, 2016

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    Photo of Paul HynesRichard and Joe welcomed Paul Hynes, President, and CEO of HearthStone Private Wealth Management for a return visit. A Certified Financial Planner, Paul founded Hearthstone in 2006 leaving a successful 22-year career at a large Wall Street investment firm. HearthStone Private Wealth Management provides independent thinking, research, advice and disciplined investment management for super-successful business owners and other affluent individuals, families, corporate ERISA fiduciaries, private fiduciaries, charitable organizations, and foundations. It is Paul’s goal to educate, empower and inspire people to make intelligent decisions when it comes to money.

    With the end of the year approaching, they discussed the list of 12 important things to do before the year’s end for tax planning, what integrated financial planning really means and three disruptive trends in the wealth advisory world, especially those related to the use of technology. They also into senior financial abuse and things you can do to help protect elders and their assets.

    Paul has a passion for educating and empowering people to make informed decisions in all aspects of their lives, not just financial ones. Together with several other committed professionals, he has formed an alliance The role of the Senior Safe & Sound blog is to educate people about the risk of seniors making bad decisions as well as the risk of losing money to scammers, fraudsters, and phonies. Increased awareness can lead to better protection for our loved ones and prevention of losses to their hard-earned nest egg. It’s up to all of us to keep our beloved seniors safe and sound.

    Paul graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in psychology. He has also completed the professional education program for the Certified Financial Planner requirements at the College for Financial Planning. Paul is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), and various Estate Planning Councils. Paul was the President of the Strategic Trusted Advisors Roundtable (STAR).

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