Listed among the top 20 female financial advisors in 2004 by Research Magazine, Cynthia Hewitt, CIMA, CRPC, is first vice president for Investments and a wealth advisor for the Global Wealth Management Group of Merrill Lynch in Wilmington. Hewitt was recently named one of “America’s best financial advisors” in 2008 by R.J. Shook in his book “The Winners Circle.” For the past three years, she’s been listed on Barron’s Top List of Women Financial Advisors, and she is a founder of the Fund for Women in Delaware. In these economic times: “Keep things in perspective, if possible. Despite the negative short-term developments, this too shall pass. Things happen. They’re scary. But they don’t last forever. Be alert to opportunities, if you’re in a position to do so.