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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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