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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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*These services are offered by Donald E. Bouchard through his affiliation with H.D. VEST Investment Services SM and H.D. VEST Advisory Services SM.

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