Pavlov Financial Planning
Owner & Financial Planner
Fee-Only Financial Planner located in Arlington, VA and serving clients around the world through virtual meetings
Hui-chin Chen is a Arlington, VA fee-only financial planner. Pavlov Financial Planning provides comprehensive and objective financial planning to help clients manage their finance at ease and with confidence. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Hui-chin Chen is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.
Hi, My name is Hui-chin Chen, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and globetrotter. I specialize in helping people make smart financial decisions for international moves and global living.
Having lived in six countries in the past 10 years, in positions as diverse as foreign company employee, non-profit worker, dependent expat spouse, and location independent business owner, I have accumulated firsthand experience and created solutions to manage the multi-facet financial picture you are facing.
With my help, you will be able to pursue the life you envision while successfully:
- Manage fluctuating cash flow between multiple currencies
- Remain tax compliant in the US
- Keep your investments efficient and flexible
- Cover your unique risks
- Coordinate your income, expenses, benefits, and taxes from various countries
How do I do it? As your financial GPS, I will:
- Show you the big picture
- Calculate the potential routes
- Explain the options
- Give you step-by-step instructions
- Keep you on track
- Push you to move forward
Here are some specific types of people that will benefit from working with me:
- Americans working overseas
- Green card or work visa holders
- Couples with different nationalities
- US government employees posted overseas
- International Educators
- Executives for international organizations or multinational corporations
- Location independent entrepreneurs
- People who prefer mandarin as working language
- … YOU? What is your story?
Most of all, I believe that financial planning is about having a trusted partner to discuss your options and guide you through the uncertainties every step of the way. Through this continuous process, you will become more confident and at ease in making important financial decisions.
I look forward to being that trusted partner for you!
Hui-chin Chen is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
NAPFA members live by three important values:
- To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
- To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
- To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning
Pavlov Financial Planning was started in 2010 to serve common people in uncommon ways. We feel the pain of our generation struggling to find quality financial advice at an affordable price while being sold unnecessary financial products or being pushed away by large wealth management firms. This is why we dedicate ourselves to provide fee-only financial planning for young professionals who want to have comprehensive understanding of their finances, are ready to get their finances in order to start building wealth and meet their goals, and welcome a little nudge to take action from time to time.
With the needs of the new generation in mind, we established Pavlov Financial Planning to be an independent and fee-only investment and financial advisory firm. We are a Registered Investment Advisor firm with the Commonwealth of Virginia, and are legally required to put the interests of our clients ahead of our own. This is our fiduciary duty. We also adopt the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.
We were recognized as winners of the Arlington Best Business Awards in 2015.
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Global Planning
- Planning for moving and living overseas
- Work with Mandarin Speakers
- Americans working abroad
- Location-independent Entrepreneurs
- USG employees posted overseas
- Green card or work visa holders
- Virtual Meetings Only
- Clearly Defined Fees
- No Product Sales
- Complimentary Initial Consultation
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Hui-chin Chen is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
Hui-chin Chen is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification
CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.
Hui-chin Chen is a member of The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)
FPA® is the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the U.S. and supports high standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure when serving clients.
Hui-chin Chen is a Member of the XY Planning Network
The XY Planning Network is the leading organization of fee-only financial advisors who are focused on working with Generation X and Generation Y clients. Our mission is to connect consumers with best-in-class financial advisors who specialize in working with clients just like you.
Contact Hui-chin Chen
1100 N Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22201