Richard Hopkins Team

C. Richard Hopkins, MD, CRPC, AWMATM

Financial Advisor

Richard is a teacher in every facet of his life. He thrives on helping others understand the concepts he has learned through years of study, practice, and hard work. Richard has many interests, coupled with a passion for learning; helping him to fit them all in. Fortunately, organization is one of his many talents!

Richard Hopkins is a physician with an affinity for practical financial & retirement planning. A self-proclaimed “math geek,” he entered the Financial Advisor arena to help support and educate others. His objective is to explain the complexities of investing, retirement, and tax planning in a simple, honest, and insightful way. He wants to help clients gain the knowledge and power to reach their financial goals. Richard’s medical education includes degrees from: BYU, Loma Linda Medical School (California), and the Mayo Clinic (Minnesota). His financial advising credentials include the NASAA Series 65, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation from the College for Financial Planning in Colorado, and 25 years of practical small business ownership and investing experience. As Richard started investing with and learning from Marty Watkins twenty-five years ago, he was impressed by the commission-free low cost and educating approach of TrueNorth Wealth.

Richard enjoys numerous outdoor sports: mountain biking, golf, and skiing with his wife and 4 children. He coached Logan High school boys & girls’ tennis teams over 14 years, training over 20 Region & 10 State Champions. He continues to enjoy teaching medical school anatomy, radiology, and various finance classes. The Hopkins family’s favorite vacations have been numerous medical missions to Peru, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic to help people in need. Richard excels at many things, but desires to be most proficient in “enjoying life.”

What is your favorite quote or saying?
“Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a Deity to be worshipped.” Calvin Coolidge

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

What warms your heart?
Watching my wife and kids (and now grandkids!) succeed.

What do you dislike?
Talking about myself.