Authentic Counsel, LLC
Financial Wisdom from a Trustworthy Advocate
At Authentic Counsel, LLC our purpose is to serve as a financial steward to families through long term relationships. We are a registered investment adviser in the state of Texas and Colorado. With a focus on communication, listening and education, we walk alongside families as a "financial coach" to assist them in aligning their financial resources with their personal values so they may attain their calling, purpose and mission in life. We believe that investors desire a trustworthy advocate who can be authentic, available and provide professional guidance and counsel for the specific and personal needs they have. We work with a team of experts to provide the highest quality of financial planning tools, market research and technology to those we serve.
If you are seeking a financial advisor relationship based on personalized communication, listening and wise stewardship, you are at the right place. Our team looks forward to serving you.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.