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Whether you are just getting started, want to reevaluate where you are along your path to retirement, or you are in retirement, we are here to help you navigate your future. We are also here to help you navigate and save for your family’s future and for college expenses.

At 4th RFG, we start with a very basic premise: You have short term and long-term goals and a tolerance for risk that is unique to you. Beginning with our asset allocation models that combine a wide range of financial products, we work with you to determine an allocation model that satisfies both your objectives and your concern for protecting your money. We want to take the worry out of your retirement or college planning by consistently reviewing and adjusting your portfolio to satisfy where you are on the investing continuum.

We are fee-based financial advisors that are held to a fiduciary standard and our goal is to help you achieve your financial goals whether you are focusing on your personal retirement, family wealth , college saving or growing a business.

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