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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.

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Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

Ready for Retirement?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

 

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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