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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Inflation - Back to the Future
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.