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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Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Social Security: The \$64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.