Wealth Management and Financial Planning
High Quality Investments & Income Strategies
for the long term.
A Fiduciary and fee only Registered Investment Advisor.
I founded HathawayFinancial with a passion for helping people invest wisely in the markets, plan for the long term and retire comfortably. I encourage you to use this website to help you think about selecting an investment advisor. I'm certain you'll find that our firm is best practice all the way around. Comprehensive advice, planning and no conflicts.
— Sean Hathaway, Founder & Principal
What You Must Expect
Unlike 90% of financial advisors, a Registered Investment Advisor is required to act as your fiduciary and serve your best interests. They should never receive “kick-backs” from the funds or institutions where your money is invested.
NO Commissions – NO hidden incentives.
What to Look For
High quality and low cost investments. What does that mean? You want the best investments for the long term with the lowest fees. It seems obvious, but it's not as common as you'd think. Many advisors will put you in funds that charge high fees and regularly perform poorly against industry benchmarks. Did you know index funds cost 10x less than industry average and regularly beat active managers?
At HathawayFinancial we craft your individualized portfolio using index funds from Schwab, Vanguard, BlackRock and other reputable firms.
Fixed Transparent Fee Structure
We ensure that our interests and your interests are aligned.There should be no hidden fees. No kick-backs and no commissions. Ex. some advisors will pedal you insurance products or complex annuities, and you can be certain they are being paid on the back-end. Since I started HathawayFinancial, I've been charging a flat transparent fee of 0.90% of Assets Under Management (also known as AUM). The fee is lower as your assets grow.
Real-time Financial Advice
Any decent financial advisor will be a phone call, text message away or email away. That is us. Real-time answers.
Independent and Objective
Perhaps the most important element of selecting an Advisor is ensuring they are independent and objective. Seems like I keep repeating this, but there should be no commissions, no selling other products, like insurance or annuities. HathawayFinancial is a registered RIA and therefore we are required to put your financial interests first as your legal fiduciary.
At HathawayFinancial we deploy the latest and greatest technologies available. You have access to world class trading platforms and applications from Charles Schwab.
We utilize cloud-based financial planning software that you can access anytime anywhere.
We collect all of your signatures and necessary paperwork using Docusign and we never maintain physical records or copies of your information. Everything is stored securely in Google Cloud where you can access it easily.
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Founder and principal of HathawayFinancial
Husband and father
MBA (Berkeley) and CPA (Inactive)
Big 4 Alum of Andersen and KPMG
Formerly of Netflix and Lam Research (formerly Novellus)
Accounting, financial planning and analysis, including
University of Oregon alum. Majors: Accounting and Spanish.
Skier, Snowboarder, Cyclist, Golfer (in that order)