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Dierdre Collins, MSFS, RFC
Tim Murphy, AIF, RFC

 
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We are a team of advanced planning professionals who combine varying levels of expertise in multiple planning disciplines, servicing high net worth individuals, small business owners as well as professional practices. Our areas of expertise are Insurance, Wealth Management, and Succession Strategies.

We provide a consolidated, unbundled approach to insurance, wealth management, and business succession strategies with special emphasis on managing the eroding effects of taxes wherever possible. Their ultimate objective is to exceed your highest expectations.

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