What's Your Risk Number?
Riskalyze is cutting edge technology that pinpoints your acceptable levels of risk and reward with unparalleled accuracy. Riskalyze helps us ensure that your portfolio aligns with YOUR investment goals and expectations. Together we can take the guesswork out of your financial future.
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Who We Are
Peter Hynes CFP® has over 17 years of experience in working with university professionals and their families, offering unique expertise in providing customized investment, financial planning, and wealth management solutions for his clients.
How We Work
We first get to know you and your unique situation. Then we design and implement customized financial strategies that are aligned with your goals and values and that are continually monitored and adjusted as circumstances require.
What We Offer
Comprehensive investment, financial planning, and wealth management solutions for university faculty and staff at UNC, Duke, NC State, and other universities across the country.
Customized Financial Strategies For University Professionals
In an ever-changing financial climate, it can be difficult to navigate through the many university retirement options let alone confidently create a comprehensive financial strategy.
Peter Hynes is a Certified Financial Planner with over 17 years of experience in assisting university faculty and staff with their wealth management by offering comprehensive investment management and financial planning strategies coupled with independent advice and recommendations.Contact Us
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Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.