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North Star Wealth Strategies LLC

 
 
 

777 Main Street, Suite 600
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

817.236.PLAN (7526)
rpetty@unitedplanners.com

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Undeviating Commitment to Superior Client Service

Today’s financial climate offers both unprecedented opportunities and challenges, which can be overwhelming for those who may not be well-versed in the markets. At North Star Wealth Strategies, our mission is to help clients understand the opportunities available and the challenges they may face by offering three key tools:

  1. A clear understanding of your financial goals;
  2. A well-defined roadmap for achieving those goals; and
  3. Ongoing advice and adjustments to your roadmap when your needs and circumstances change.

We work closely with clients to develop a cohesive financial plan that addresses their entire financial picture, needs, and objectives. This roadmap is designed to help them understand where they are today and how they can pursue their goals tomorrow and in the years to come. By keeping our firm small, clients receive more personalized service and ongoing guidance that often results in long-lasting relationships.

Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we serve clients throughout the greater Fort Worth/Dallas area and Texas. We welcome the opportunity to learn more about your financial concerns and discuss how we may be able to help you.

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