Michael Hacker is a Financial Advisor in the Philadelphia Merrill office. I focus on goals based wealth management. I look at the client's complete financial picture ranging from investment and liability management to education funding, insurance, and estate planning issues. I focus on developing strategies and recommendations for high-net worth individuals, their families, and their businesses to help them pursue their short and long term financial goals. Michael's approach to wealth management is consultative, objective, and committed to excellence. I take the time to listen to client's needs, goals, and priorities. The thoughtful process of reviewing and analyzing their financial situation leads to the development of customized strategies and recommendations. Michael's mission is to help you grow and preserve capital over multiple generations. He and his team build long term client relationships based on trust, sound professional advice, and impeccable service. Michael and his team pride themselves on following a disciplined wealth management process built on time-tested investment principles while allowing the flexibility to adapt to a rapidly changing economic climate. Our service-focused approach combined with our financial advice enables our clients to concentrate on their priorities at each stage of their lives. Michael and his team use a sophisticated wealth forecasting program to simulate asset growth, and calculate the probability of success in reaching a clients retirement and other goals. This process becomes part of the regular client review. Michael and his team take pride in putting their clients first, and look forward to being your trusted advisor.