April 5, 2019

Tyler Hafford Joins Team PFA

Tyler Hafford joined Penobscot Financial Advisors April 1st, 2019 as a Financial Advisor Associate. After graduating from University of Maine with a degree in Political Science/Pre Law, Tyler spent over half a decade in the legal industry before realizing his true calling was financial planning and helping clients reach their goals. While…
March 13, 2018

PFA is Hiring!

Portfolio Administrator Looking for Love… Penobscot Financial Advisors (PFA) is seeking a qualified individual to join our Team as Portfolio Administrator. You will be responsible for maintenance of the team’s investment models, client portfolios & reporting. Our team will direct much of your work, which includes gathering necessary data for…
November 28, 2017

2017: Year of the PFA Stretch

PFA Team Stretch /p/ /f/ /æ/ /tēm/ /streCH/ Verb: to collaborate in a manner that expands ability and aptitude by means of stepping out of the norm and comfort zone Synonyms: synergize, collectively grow Noun: the act of dropping what you are doing to be led by Jim in a…
November 6, 2017

Market Commentary – Q3 2017

Global markets managed to shake off natural disasters and geopolitical sabre rattling, to post a third quarter with steady growth and low volatility.  Generally, central bankers continued with relatively easy monetary policy, continuing to provide fuel for one of the longest global market expansions in history. Domestically, the S&P 500…
September 21, 2017

PFA Welcomes Abrin Berkemeyer

Abrin Berkemeyer has joined the PFA Team as an Associate Advisor! Abrin is honing his extensive financial market and mathematics knowledge into practical application as he works closely with the firm’s advisors, researching complex planning topics and crafting solutions for clients. When not working, or buried in his CFP Study…
July 24, 2017

Market Commentary – Q2 2017

Quarterly Recap: Second quarter returns on major US stock indices were not as strong as the first quarter with the S&P 500 returning 3.1%, the Nasdaq Composite returning 3.9%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average returning 3.3%.  First quarter financial results released during the second quarter showed strong corporate earnings…
July 3, 2017

Mid-Year Update

Dear Valued Client, It’s hard to believe, but it has been about four months since my last letter.  At that time I was announcing exciting progress as PFA registered with the SEC, becoming an independent Registered Investment Advisor.  I am pleased to report today that our dual-registration status with Mid…
February 16, 2017

PFA Registers with the SEC

Dear Valued Client, I am excited to report that on January 27, 2017 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved Penobscot Financial Advisors’ application to become a Registered Investment Advisor. I know, this more than likely means nothing to you – let me translate: All financial advisors that deliver investment…