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Julie Brangenberg, CFP®
Patrick Hurley, CFP®

120 West Pearl Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052

618-639-9831

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OUR MISSION:  “Through comprehensive planning and our
proactive investment process, we help reduce financial stress,
creating a more enjoyable life for our clients.”

 



UNPARALLELED SERVICE

Can you imagine navigating the ocean without a map or marine radar?  Why would you try to map out your retirement without a wealth plan?  Our Enhanced Planning Services and Proactive Investment Process will guide you from where you are today to where you want to be in the future.  We will review your current financial position, help you envision your ideal retirement, and then map out a plan to help you pursue your vision.  Take a look at what we offer:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Wealth Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Proactive and Courteous Service



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