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8866 Gulf Freeway, Suite 250-G
Houston, TX 77017
Phone: (713) 859-2228
Fax: (713) 944-1190

Blanca E. Blanco,
Financial Advisor
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Our Financial Advisors can Plan for Your Financial Future through Investment, Financial Planning, and Insurance

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends. Whether you’re facing retirement — or looking to better understand certain investment ideas — we can help you address your most pressing financial questions. Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success. 

Financial Planning such as Retirement; Tax Strategies; 401(k); 403(b); College for someone; Estates; Money Purchasing; or Profit Sharing are of utmost importance to plan for in the future. Financial Investments such as Bonds; Common Stocks; Educational, Traditional, Roth, SEP, Simple IRA's; Brokerage Accounts; Treasury Bills; Government Securities; Treasury Notes; or Variable Annuity. Our Financial Advisors offer insurance just in case you are struck down with Long-Term-Care, Disability Income, or God forbid you are not with us anymore and Life Insurance is the only way your friends or family can survive. We have the ability to make sound investments for today and your financial future.  

Our website is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. Once you post your questions to us we'll get back to you quickly with thoughtful answers to your financial future. Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

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Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

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The Facts About Income Tax

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Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

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Doubling Your Money

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

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

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Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

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