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Donald E. Bouchard, MBA, ATP, LUTCF

Financial Advisor and Accredited Tax Preparer


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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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