Christopher Hensley, RICP®, CES™

Financial Advisor

Christopher Hensley is the President and CEO of Houston First Financial Group where he specializes in retirement planning and estate management. With over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry, Chris has worked with Fortune 500 companies like Merrill Lynch and UBS Financial Services. He is a licensed Financial Advisor and is also the host of the radio/podcast show Money Matters.

Hensley is a repeat guest on Wall Street Journal Radio and 1110 KTEK Business Builders Network Radio. His commentary has also been featured in Financial Advisor Magazine.

Christopher’s Certifications & Training

  • Retirement Income Certified Professional®
  • Certified Estate and Trust Specialist™
  • Series 66, Series 7, Series 9, Series 10

Christopher’s Education

Bachelors in Philosophy and English from the University of Houston

Recent Articles

If you want to ensure you’re financially stable in retirement, here’s how you can prepare, according to a retirement planner. Even better, you can implement some of these strategies right away. Read more.

The total contribution limit for IRAs in 2024 is $7,000. The deal gets sweeter for those aged 50 and older, who can contribute an additional $1,000. Here’s what you need to know to maximize your retirement savings in 2024. Read more.

In 2024, the Social Security Administration increased check amounts by 3.2% in response to changes to the Consumer Price Index, but new data suggests even that bump was barely enough to offset household expenses. Read more.

it’s worth calculating how much Social Security you will get—or at least, estimate your monthly payouts—so you can plan appropriately. By understanding the factors that influence your benefit amount, it’s easier to create, and stick to, a full retirement plan that meets your needs. Read more.

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