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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Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Budgeting After a Divorce
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Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
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Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.