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What is the origin of White Blaze?

Hikers along the Appalachian Trail are guided in their journey by a series of vertical markings painted on trees by those who have navigated the trail before. These "white blaze" markings alert hikers to changes in terrain, forks in the trail and other decision points. They also reassure hikers that they are on the right path.

We took the name White Blaze for our team because we too guide our clients, providing clear and reliable advice, as they make their way toward achieving their financial goals and independence. Like those markings, we will be with them at all points along the trail, and with the next generation to help ensure that they successfully pursue their destination too.

Financial Planning

Your dynamic financial plan should balance accumulation, distribution, preservation and contingency strategies as you move through different stages of life.

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Investment Management

The best investment strategy for you is to build a portfolio that maximizes your potential of meeting your goals.

 

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We understand today’s financial environment. We know that individuals face unique challenges. And we can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.

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A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

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