About Us

Who is the Investor Coach?

Paul Nichols

Paul is the founder of Financial Abundance, a Registered Investor Advisory firm, and EDI, an Estate Planning Firm, with offices in State College and Lewisburg. He has been working with individuals, families, and businesses for over twenty years, including many Fortune 500 companies. He has educated tens of thousands of people through seminars, workshops, and various international speaking engagements, sharing the stage with many notable individuals: Ronald Regan, Robert Kiyosaki (author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad), Mike Ditka, General Schwarzkopf, and Newt Gingrich to name a few.

In 2000, after many years of traveling to consult with companies and individuals, Paul decided to relocate from Colorado to State College, PA (his wife’s hometown) and develop a local advisory firm.

Paul operates under the core belief that education plus understanding leads to clarity and confidence, resulting in peace of mind. He is a proud father of three and devoted husband of 20 plus years.

Some of Paul’s accomplishments:

  • Contributor to the Centre Daily Times, via the “It’s Your Money” blog
  • Featured in the movie Navigating the Fog of Investing
  • Contributor to Town & Gown as the publications Investor Coach
  • Host of the iTunes Podcast, “It’s Your Money”
  • Member of the Western PA Better Business Bureau
  • Member of the Centre County Chamber of Business and Industry



Who is Deb Seaward?

For the past 30 years, Deb has worked with individuals, families, and businesses to build their wealth through Investment, Retirement, and Estate Planning. She has worked for Trust Departments, branch banks in both retail and investment management, and brokerage firms. In 2006, Deb achieved the designation of Chartered Financial Consultant. She is married to her husband Denny and together they have two children, Alexa and Colin. In her spare time, Deb enjoys gardening and volunteering with community organizations in Bellefonte where she resides.



Who is Sherry Nichols?

Sherry is a PA native with over 20 years of experience in business and accounting. She currently works as the Chief Financial Officer for Financial Abundance. She met her husband, Paul, while attending Penn State University in 1990. Sherry and Paul have three children, Rachel, Emma, and Jake. In her spare time, Sherry volunteers extensively in the Centre County community. She works with a number of organizations coordinating events and fundraisers for charities, as well as volunteering at their church.



Who is Ashton Immel?

Ashton Immel is a native of Bellefonte. He graduated from the SMEAL College of Business at Penn State in 2011 where he majored in finance. He regularly obtained dean’s list and honors throughout his college years. During college summers he spent his time helping families with education while working for The Southwestern Company, based out of Nashville, Tennessee.

Ashton started working here at Financial Abundance after he graduated from Penn State in 2011. He received his license to become an Investment Advisor Representative in 2013 and helps clients with their financial needs. He enjoys playing soccer and going to the beach in the summer.




Who is Justin M. Miller?

Justin Miller is a native of Centre County Pennsylvania. He has an extensive background in information technology systems as well as a degree in multi-media from Full Sail University. Justin has worked on and produced high end videos, including work from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center with additional credits on MTV.