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Our Mission and Commitment to You

To empower and impel our clients to make informed financial decisions based on independent advice and provide service that exceeds their expectations.

We are Independent Wealth Consultants, an independent financial investment services company, founded with the goal of assisting our clients in every aspect of their financial lives. We are not tied to proprietary products and/or companies, nor are we limited to sell selected products. We offer access to an array of investments that are tailored to the individuals we serve. We’ve provided the most personal service available since 2007, thus earning a reputation for excellence in our industry. For each of our clients we strive to help create financial stability and security to provide financial independence.

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FINANCIAL PLANNING

Planning for the future is something that everyone thinks about at one point or another, but few have formalized their plan. We specialize in working with you on defining and clarifying your personal goals to implement a plan of action that is tailored to pursue the outcomes you envision for you and your family.

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WEALTH MANAGEMENT

We take pride in being an independent boutique financial service company that offers non-proprietary investment products and services. Whether your aim is capital preservation or to increase your wealth, your portfolio can be tailored accordingly. Your investment objective, time frame, and risk tolerance will determine the percentages you will have in different asset classes.

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RISK MANAGEMENT

Life events come in many different shapes and sizes. These events can include death, disability, loss of income, divorce, or long term care needs. Working one on one, we will know your situation to create a detailed analysis to help fine tune your insurance protection needs. This will give you and your family the peace of mind that your family’s financial burden would be reduced during this time.

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