I grew up in New Jersey and graduated from Notre Dame with majors in Finance and Psychology, moving to Seattle shortly thereafter to work in corporate finance at Microsoft. After a few years, I began looking for a profession that would allow me to focus on my passion for personal finance. I feel truly lucky to have found a career where I get to help people make smart financial decisions that improve the quality of their lives.
I am a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and currently hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. The CFA designation is globally recognized as the highest set of credentials in the investment management industry and requires several years of rigorous study to successfully complete the program. I’m also passionate about helping people invest with their values. I’m a Chartered SRI Counselor (CSRIC™) and have expertise providing guidance around sustainable, responsible, and impact investing options.
On the weekends you’ll find me out in the mountains backpacking or snowshoeing with my partner and our two dogs. I’m an avid reader and am always looking for a good book recommendation.
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Wealth Advisor, Frank McLaughlin can’t help but notice the parallels between the Seahawks and the financial markets in 2022. So, as we are currently in the midst of a difficult season, how do we put together the right team to win you a super bowl trophy (or at least help you achieve your goals)?
In the spirit of Halloween, I want to share something I did earlier this year that scared the candy corn out of me, something that made my stomach flip like stepping off a cliff ledge…I got married. Jokes aside, after the streamers come down and the wedding party goes home, you and your partner are officially married. I distinctly remember thinking to myself, “Ok, now what?” It turns out I wasn’t alone in asking this question.
There are so many animal welfare charities out there, all doing great work saving, helping, and re-homing pets, and all asking for your support. But how do you decide which ones will really value and make good use of your money? Learn useful tips for selecting the best animal welfare groups for you.