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We offer a comprehensive range of financial solutions for individuals, families, and businesses.

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We educate our clients about financial concepts and products, and take the mystery out of investing, insurance, estate conservation, and preserving wealth.

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Many of the most successful investment professionals have come to realize the value of independence — both for themselves and their clients — and want to provide objective and independent advice.

Cottrill Arbutina Wealth Management Group employs a team-based, objective approach to service our clientele. Independence at Cottrill Arbutina Wealth Management Group allows our clients the freedom of product choice, quality service, and superior technological capabilities.

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Disability Income

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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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