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It is also the foundation for well-planned, and well-thought-out, decisions.  We understand that you face unique and significant challenges as you prepare for retirement.  Helping prepare our clients for this next phase in life, we believe in thinking differently.

As a wealth management team serving the needs of Cape Girardeau and Greater St. Louis, Missouri, our job is to empower our clients, helping them to make educated and informed decisions about their wealth.  However you may define your wealth, our focus is helping you make smart decisions to protect it.

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You've worked hard to get where you are today - you want to be smart about how to use your resources to benefit your family going forward.  For 32 years, we have been helping our clients put insight into action.

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Our clients benefit from a cutting-edge team that has a clear and comprehensive vision of wealth management, addressing the Private Wealth Management issues affluent individuals face today.

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We believe our team approach adds a broader perspective to all we do and provides increased benefits to our clients.

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