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. 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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