The Investor’s Dilemma

Investments, income planning, portfolio construction, and tax planning are just a few topics that throw many people into the investor dilemma mindset. We are all emotional individuals; we want to be secure in our future financially. This need for security leads us to try to forecast our financial future. As we embark on a journey to getting educated we hope to squelch this feeling of fear and uncertainty. The result often leads to a plethora of information and mental overload. This can be avoided with some education and the help of educated financial planners.  The focus is on understanding the balance of emotion and information that are required to create good financial plans.

The investor dilemma, in essence promotes an emotion-based environment that does not harbor peace. If you have often felt inadequate when discussing financial issues it is not an indictment on your intellect, rather an indictment on an industry that does not seem to value education. You do not have to know everything if you have an investor coach teaching you the few right things. Go to the contact section and feel free to reach out. We would be happy to help you achieve peace of mind and achieve your financial plans.


About 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 where he shared the stage with many notable individuals such as Ronald Reagan, 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 companies and individuals, Paul decided to relocate from Colorado to State College, PA (his wife’s hometown) to 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:
Regular contributor to the Centre Daily Times, via the “It’s Your Money” blog
Featured in the movie Navigating the Fog of Investing
Regular contributor to Town & Gown as the publications Investor Coach
Host of the weekly iTunes Podcast, It’s Your Money
Member of the Western PA Better Business Bureau
Member of the Centre County Chamber of Business and Industry