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.
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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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