TH Becomes Bangor Arts Exchange Stage Sponsor

Thompson-Hamel, LLC partners Brian Hamel and Bryan Thompson are excited to announce Thompson-Hamel’s designation as the Bangor Arts Exchange Stage Sponsor at its new Exchange Street location in downtown Bangor in the historic Nichol’s Block. Thompson-Hamel’s $5,000 donation has allowed for the refurbishment of the stage. As you can see, our Thompson-Hamel colors look great … Read More


Natalie Nadeau & Michael Marquis Earn Designations

Bangor and Presque Isle, ME – The Bangor and Presque Isle-based financial services firm of Thompson-Hamel, LLC are pleased to announce Natalie Nadeau and Michael Marquis have recently earned professional designations that will allow them to provide added services to Thompson-Hamel’s client base. Natalie Nadeau recently passed her Series 6 and Series 63 Registered Securities … Read More


ANM Properties Announces Addition To First Floor Of Bangor’s Historic Nichols Block

Bangor, Maine – Financial planning and payroll processing firm, Thompson-Hamel, has entered into a long-term lease with ANM Properties to move into the first floor of downtown Bangor’s historic Nichols Block on Exchange Street. “We will occupy the 1,600 square foot first floor,” said Brian Hamel, Managing Partner of Thompson-Hamel, “We are extremely excited to … Read More


What’s New at Thompson-Hamel in 2017

With spring now upon us and summer fast approaching, we thought we’d take this opportunity to provide you with an update on the 2017 happenings at Thompson-Hamel. You can read the full letter to our clients here.


Pam Scheppele & Natalie Nadeau Earn Designations

Presque Isle and Bangor, ME – The Bangor and Presque Isle-based financial services firm of Thompson-Hamel, LLC is pleased to announce Pam Scheppele and Natalie Nadeau have earned professional designations that will allow them to provide added services to Thompson-Hamel’s client base. Pam Scheppele has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) designation from the … Read More


Three Financial Issues to Watch Under the New Administration

On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Between now and then, attention should largely focus on efforts to facilitate an orderly transfer of power. However, there will be no shortage of conjecture over what may happen after the inauguration. While changes are likely, … Read More


Consider Munis for Tax-Free Income

The city of Detroit’s 2013 bankruptcy and the continuing debt crisis in Puerto Rico have cast municipal bonds in a negative light for some investors. In general, however, “munis” are considered to be a relatively safe investment. They are more stable than corporate bonds. A 2015 study found that only 0.14% of municipal bonds default … Read More


Finding Lost Money

The idea of finding buried treasure or receiving an inheritance from a long-lost relative is a staple of fantasies and adventure stories. Though finding treasure is unlikely, discovering “lost” money or other assets from a relative, a business, or a government agency may not be a fantasy after all. The Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization estimates … Read More


Why You Need a Will, Even If You’re Not a Prince

The unexpected death of famed musician Prince in April 2016 put the importance of a will in the national spotlight. Prince, who apparently died intestate, without a legal will, left an estate worth an estimated $150 million – $300 million. Those assets’ disposition will now be up to the state of Minnesota and may take … Read More


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