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The Long Run: Women and Retirement When Markets React No Cash, No Checks, No Problem Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Donald E. Bouchard, MBA, ATP, LUTCF

Financial Advisor and Accredited Tax Preparer


Wecome to Bouchard Financial Services, LLC, where you will find a wealth of information in the form of videos, articles, calculators and presentations.  My firm offers a customized, client centered approach to your individual situation and financial goals. Many people have found that working proactively with a qualified financial advisor can help provide clarity and direction in their financial planning.*

This website will provide you an overview of my services and how I approach each clients individual financial goals. The articles, calculators and presentations will assist in educating you about the basic concepts of wealth management. . With all the valuable information available on this website, I am sure you will see the value in working with a trusted and skilled Financial Advisor* to pursue your financial goals. If you are interested in my services, please contact me so we can discuss your particular needs and  how I can assist you.

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