Wealth Advisor, John Keyes, Earns the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certification

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Petersen Hastings is proud to announce that John Keyes of Petersen Hastings has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. This brings the firm’s total CFP® professionals to seven. “Obtaining the CFP® certification is a significant achievement in the financial industry because it requires the comprehension of a very large body of knowledge in financial planning, and…

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Cameron Ridgeway Passes Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam

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Petersen Hastings is pleased to announce that Cameron Ridgeway has successfully passed the Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam, as administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Accordingly, Cameron now becomes a Registered Investment Advisor Representative and will continue in the capacity of Associate Wealth Advisor for the firm. “The Series 65 Exam is a…

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Wealth Advisor, John Keyes, Passes the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Exam

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Petersen Hastings is proud to announce that John Keyes of Petersen Hastings has passed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam. The 7-hour CFP® exam is designed to assess your ability to integrate and apply a broad base of financial planning knowledge in the context of real-life financial planning situations. “There is a reason the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification is…

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Infographic: Investing Through the Ages

Investing Through the Ages

It’s important to invest wisely throughout your life and career, as it helps to set the foundation for a stronger financial future. However, as you age and change, so should your investing habits. Here are some best practices for investing in the different stages of your life.

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Petersen Hastings Named 2020 InvestmentNews’ Best Places to Work for Financial Advisors Nationwide – Third Year Running

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Petersen Hastings, a Registered Investment Advisory firm located in Kennewick, WA, announced today it has been named one of InvestmentNews’ 2020 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisors in the nation for the third consecutive year. This program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing advisory firms across the United States that empower, encourage, and inspire…

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Petersen Hastings Announces Donna Yakawich & Diane Gaines as Newest Shareholders

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Petersen Hastings is proud to announce that Donna Yakawich, CPA, AIF®, Wealth Advisor and Diane Gaines, Manager of Operations, are the firm’s newest shareholders. This leadership addition will bring Petersen Hastings’ total shareholders to eight. “Having a formal succession plan is so important for the continuity of exceptional client service,” said Scott Sarber, President. “Our…

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Petersen Hastings Recertified by Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) for 12th Straight Year


Petersen Hastings in Kennewick, Washington is honored to announce our recertification from the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) for the 12th straight year. This certification is only granted by CEFEX to firms that demonstrate adherence to fiduciary best practices. It is a hallmark accomplishment as it signifies conformity to a recognized global standard of fiduciary excellence. …

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