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 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.
If you are seeking a financial advisor relationship based on personalized communication, listening and wise stewardship, you are at the right place. We look forward to serving you.
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How Insurance Deductibles Work
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Best Performing Asset Classes
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One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
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Tips on insuring your teen driver.
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Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
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How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?