Howard Pickering

Lead Planner

Howard is a Lead Planner at Facet and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional. Prior to joining Facet, Howard was a Financial Consultant at Charles Schwab where he partnered with clients to understand their goals, learn what is important to them and create a sound financial plan used as a roadmap to help them achieve those goals. He has a passion for helping people achieve financial independence and making the planning process fun and easy to understand. In his spare time, Howard enjoys playing ice hockey, rock climbing, and watching college football.

Education: University of Oregon (BS)

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"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." -Wayne Gretzky

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Trip to London in Fall 2019

My family and I at my younger brother’s Masters in Accounting Graduation

Rosebowl Game 2020 – Go Ducks!

A waterfall I came across on a hike while in Bend, OR this past summer

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It’s hard for anyone to look at a website and say “yes, this is for me, please help me with my money”.  Finances are deeply personal, and talking to someone who can listen and determine what will help you the most is just one simple and confidential call away.  In 15 minutes or less you will have a better understanding of what’s available to you and if you are a good fit for Facet. 

If it’s clear we can help, and you want to learn more about working with Facet, then we will share what the service will cost based on the complexity of your finances.