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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome, I'm Michael Furrer, a financial consultant in Spokane, WA. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives. 

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