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I provide accounting, tax, financial services and investment planning services to individuals and businesses.

Retirement planning, education planning, risk management and so much more. I offer my clients a multi-faceted approach to address their growing financial needs.

Investment and financial services are offered by RLS Financial Services, a registered investment advisory firm..

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Financial Aid for Students 101

Financial Aid for Students 101

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

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There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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