Financial Pathfinders
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Don Claussen


Don, a Certified Financial Planner founded Financial Pathfinders, LLC, in January of 2002.  He has completed the 2 year educational program for Financial Planning offered by the College of Financial Planning.  He has passed the Certified Financial Planner exam, and has completed the required three year work requirement.  This allows him to use the CFP practitioner logo.  He is a Certified Credit Report Reviewer, and an Identity Theft Prevention Specialist.

Don has been the owner of The Software Mechanics, a software development firm, since 1984. In December of 2001, a decision was made to devote full time effort to the practice of comprehensive financial planning.  Don is a member of the Financial Planning Association, and a member of NAPFA (National Association of Personal Financial Planners).  This requires a 'fiduciary' level of service to clients, which means he is required by law to place the client's needs in advance of his needs.

Don is a graduate of the University of Texas, where he received a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.  He received his graduate degree from George Washington University in the Management of Information Technology.

Don is a resident of Hendersonville, Tennessee, for over 18 years.  He is active in the local soccer program, in the Rotary Club, and in his church.



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