Eric Hamel

Eric Hamel

Designations & Licenses

Certified Financial Planner™
To use the CFP credential, the financial planner must successfully complete the CFP® Board's comprehensive examination which tests his or her knowledge on a number of key financial planning topics. The applicant must also have three to five years of related experience, voluntarily ascribe to the board's code of ethics and complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years pertaining to such relevant topics as estate and retirement planning, investment management, tax planning and insurance.
Accredited Estate Planner®
The Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designation is a graduate level specialization in estate planning, obtained in addition to already recognized professional credentials within the various disciplines of estate planning. It is awarded by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) to estate planning professionals who meet stringent requirements of experience, knowledge, education professional reputation and character.
Chartered Life Underwriter®
The CLU® is widely considered to be the most respected insurance designation in the industry.It represents a thorough understanding of a broad array of personal risk management and life insurance planning issues and stresses ethics, professionalism, and in-depth knowledge in the delivery of financial advice.
Accredited Investment Fiduciary
The AIF® designation is the first and only designation that demonstrates knowledge and competency in the area of fiduciary responsibility. Holders must successfully pass an exam, sign and adhere to a written code of ethics and complete four hours of continuing education credits each year. AIF® designees have a reputation in the industry as being the best positioned to implement a prudent process into their own investment practices, as well as being able to assist others in implementing proper policies and procedures.

Eric Hamel

Eric has been helping families and business owners reach their financial goals for over 12 years. Prior to joining Pure Financial Advisors, Eric was a partner of a private financial planning firm in the Northeast. He was also a speaker for two years in New York City to a group of financial advisors and insurance agents on topics such as building an integrated retirement income plan for clients. Eric is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Accredited Estate Planner® and a Chartered Life Underwriter®. He has also served as a pro-bono financial expert for a personal injury case, which went on to win a near state record setting settlement.

Eric is experienced in retirement cash flow analysis, estate planning, real estate, investment management and various insurance products and strategies. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire with a B. S. in Business with a concentration in finance. Additionally, Eric is a Veteran of The United States Army, with an honorable discharge as a SPC E4, with a prior MOS of 51B. He has been active with various charitable organizations including Easter Seals Veterans Count Club of New Hampshire, The Ronald McDonald House in Boston and many others.

During his free time, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah (a CA native), and his daughter Sophia. He is an avid auto enthusiast, foodie and enjoys traveling and snowboarding.

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