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Carl "Bud" Hedstrom

  • CLU®

Financial Advisor

“Our main focus is our clients and the relationships we have developed with them over the years.”

Carl “Bud” Hedstrom is a financial consultant with Carroll Financial, and a Registered Representative with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC.  Bud began his career in the financial services industry in 1986.

Bud is a Top Achiever with Cetera Advisor Network and is a member of their MVP Council.  He is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and is a past President of the National Association of Life Underwriters.  Bud is a licensed insurance agent for life, health, and long-term care insurance and is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table.  Bud has been recognized in Charlotte magazine as a Five-Star Wealth Manager.  This award identifies 7% of wealth managers within a local region who score highest in client satisfaction.

Bud and his wife, Betty, live in Rock Hill, S.C.  They are members of First Baptist Church where Bud leads a Griefshare Class.  Bud has also recently begun to volunteer with Hospice and Community Care in Rock Hill as a grief counselor.  Bud has sold his Harley and hung up his leather vest, but he is still drawn to engage in wistful conversation with Harley riders when the opportunity arises.

Bud has two grown children.  His daughter, JoAnn, works with the Red Cross, and his son, James, a financial planner and CPA, works on his team.  Bud has two teenage grandchildren, Mitchell and Emily.


Listing in the publications mentioned above is not a guarantee of future results or performance.

Carl "Bud" Hedstrom's Approach

Our main focus is our clients and the relationships we have developed with them over the years.

- Carl "Bud" Hedstrom

For over 25 years, Bud Hedstrom has helped clients work toward their financial goals. The Hedstrom financial planning team includes professionals in retirement planning, investment strategy, tax planning, college funding, and risk management.