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As a successful professional, you want to relish life today while preparing for a safe and satisfying tomorrow. You have an abundance of ideas. We take the time to listen – really listen – to help you achieve all that is possible for you. This is called our Cogent Conversation.

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We take into consideration tax efficiency, risk management, legacy goals and more, to help you invest, protect, spend and transfer your personal wealth. Coordinating a team of specialized professionals, we design specific solutions to address challenges and develop a Cogent Course of Action that is unique to you and your goals.

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Our mission at The Cogent Advisor is to partner with successful professionals who are motivated to dramatically simplify their financial lives in this increasingly complex world, so that they may focus on the people they love and the activities that give them joy.

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