Joseph Hebert

CFP®

trueNorth Wealth Advisors

Principal

Joseph Hebert

CFP®

trueNorth Wealth Advisors

Principal

As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is to offer unbiased financial advice to help you achieve your life goals. - Joseph Hebert, CFP®

(206) 652-4314

Fee-Only financial planner located in Seattle, WA, serving clients locally and across the country

Joseph Hebert is a Seattle, WA fee-only financial planner. trueNorth Wealth Advisors provides comprehensive and objective financial planning and investment management to help individuals in the wealth accumulations stage, near-retirees and retirees organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Joseph Hebert is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.

Joe Hebert co-founded trueNorth with Karen O’Brien and focuses on financial planning strategies and portfolio management. Joe’s initial career as an electrical engineer provides him with a solution-focused approach to financial planning and investment management.  Joe has the ability to breakdown complex financial concepts into easily understood and actionable solutions.  In his role as Principal, Joe is committed delivering strategic value to our clients and mentoring the next generation of trueNorth planners.

Licenses & Registrations
-Certified Financial Planner™ Certificant

Education
-Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
 University of Washington

-CFP Certification Professional Educational Program
 College for Financial Planning

Professional Affiliations
-Financial Planning Association (FPA)
-National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)

Leadership Roles
2012 Board Chair - Financial Planning Association of Puget Sound
2011 President - Financial Planning Association of Puget Sound
2011 University of Washington Continuing Education CFP® Advisory Board
2010 President-Elect - Financial Planning Association of Puget Sound
2009 Corporate Resource Director - Financial Planning Association of Puget Sound
2008 Sponsorship Director - Financial Planning Association of Puget Sound
 
Speaking Experience
2013 University of Washington Masters in Accounting Program, Guest Lecturer
2012 University of Washington Masters in Accounting Program, Guest Lecturer
2011 Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens, Financial Risks and Securing your Future, Speaker
2011 FPA/National Council of Mayors, Financial Planning Day, Topic Expert Advisor
2011 FPA/King County Asset Building Coalition, Financial Fitness Day - Topic Expert Volunteer
2011 FPA of Puget Sound 8th Annual Symposium and Exposition, Master of Ceremonies
2010 FPA/National Council of Mayors, Financial Planning Day, Topic Expert Advisor
2010 Your Money Helpline - Topic Expert Volunteer
2010 University of Washington Masters in Accounting Program, Guest Lecturer
2009 University of Washington Masters in Accounting Program, Guest Lecturer
2008 University of Washington Masters in Accounting Program, Guest Lecturer
 

Joseph Hebert 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.

Welcome to trueNorth. Our goal is to be your financial partner, and to help you align your financial decisions and resources with your values and the life goals that are most important to you – your personal trueNorth.

We’re a good fit for people who are serious about developing a comprehensive financial plan, and who desire professional management of their investment portfolio. 

Fee-Only
We are a fee-only firm -- that’s fundamental. We don’t think it makes sense for someone to trust their financial decisions with an advisor who is subject to the conflicts of interest that commissions or referral fees can generate.

Financial Planning
We have developed a financial planning process that is collaborative, detailed, and systematic. People commonly come to us feeling tremendous uncertainty about their financial future; by the time they’ve worked with us through the financial planning process, they have a better understanding of exactly what needs to be done and more importantly, understand why.

Investment Management
As investment advisors, we take on the management of our clients’ nest eggs. Our portfolio management process is as disciplined as our planning process, and provides the same benefits: peace of mind, clarity in the face of uncertainty, and a strategy designed to get each client where they, in particular, want to go.

Certified Financial Planner™Professionals
As a team of Certified Financial Planner™ professionals, we’re strongly positioned to extend the benefits of a team approach as well as the independence and objectivity of an advisor-owned firm.

We are located in the heart of downtown Seattle and work primarily with clients in Washington State.

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.

Specialties

  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Investment Management
  • Tax Planning

Ideal Clients

  • Retirees and Near Retirees
  • Growing Families
  • Business Owners and Executives
  • Sudden Money Situations

Working Together

  • In-Office Meetings
  • Virtual Meetings
  • Clearly Defined Fees
  • Complimentary Initial Consultation

Professional Designations & Affiliations

  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
    Joseph Hebert 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.

  • Financial Planning Association
    Joseph Hebert 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.

  • Dimensional Funds
    trueNorth Wealth Advisors has access to Dimensional Funds

    Dimensional Fund Advisors is a leading global investment firm that has been translating academic research into practical investment solutions since 1981. Guided by a strong belief in markets, the firm builds and implements strategies to help clients pursue higher expected returns. An enduring philosophy, strong client commitment, and deep working relationships with the academic community underpin Dimensional’s approach to investing and form the foundation for new strategies.

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Office Locations:

  • 1200 5th Ave
    Suite 1810
    Seattle, WA 98101
  • 271 Madison Ave. S
    Suite 201
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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