About Us

Who is the Investor Coach?

Paul Nichols

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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 Reagan, Robert Kiyosaki, Mike Ditka, General Schwarzkopf, Ben Carson, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Colin Powell, Newt Gingrich, and Jeff Foxworthy 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 25 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

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Who is Deb Seaward?

Deb has been with Financial Abundance since 2010. For the past 30 years, she has worked with individuals, families, and businesses to build their wealth through Investment, Retirement, and Estate Planning. Deb has worked with Trust Departments, branch banks in both retail and investment management, and brokerage firms. In 2006, Deb achieved the designation of Chartered Financial Consultant after achieving her Series 66 Commemorative Securities Certificate, Registered Investment Advisor Representative, Series 7 Commemorative Securities Certificate, and her Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Commemorative Insurance Certificate in 1998.

Deb has been married to her husband, Denny, for 33 years and together they have two children, Alexa and Colin. In her free time, Deb enjoys reading a book outside and gardening as well as camping and boating.

Who is Sherry Nichols?

Sherry grew up in Centre Hall with over 20 years of experience in business and accounting. Currently, she works as the Chief Financial Officer for Financial Abundance. Sherry met her husband, Paul, while attending Penn State University in 1990. Since then, Sherry and Paul have had 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.

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Who is Ashton Immel?

Ashton has been with Financial Abundance since he graduated from the SMEAL College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University in 2011 with a bachelors degree in Finance.  He grew up locally in the Bellefonte Area.  During his summers in college, he spent his time helping families with their children’s education by providing educational tools home to home while working for the Southwestern Company.

Ashton became a Registered Investment Advisor Representative in 2013 when he obtained his Series 65 license.  In 2016 he became a partner of Financial Abundance. He helps our clients with their financial needs, holistic retirement planning, college planning, and estate planning.

When Ashton is not hard at work helping our clients, he enjoys traveling, surfing, golfing, playing soccer, and spending time with his wife, Katie, and his son, Maxfield.

Who is Joel Martin?

Joel is the most recent addition to the Financial Abundance family, joining us in April of 2022. Joel grew up in Houtzdale and attended Clarion University obtaining his Bachelors degree in 2016. After meeting with Paul and the FA team while going through the educational process, he realized that his values matched up with everyone else’s at the office and we decided that he would be a good fit on the team.

Currently, Joel is performing in an executive concierge role as he is working to obtain his Health & Life License as well as his Series 65 Registered Investment Advisor designation.

Joel loves playing basketball, being outdoors with his fiancé and dog, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Who is Justin Miller?

Financial AbundanceJustin 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.