It's not just what we do, it's how we do it that makes the difference.
At Dexter Ward and Associates we believe in service beyond expectation, achieved through a constant dedication to anticipate and fulfill the changing needs of our clients in all areas of Wealth Management. Our experience and expertise with Wealth Management adds value at each step in the process. We are passionately committed to pushing the limits of excellence and stand at the forefront of providing the most comprehensive Wealth Management services available.
Our practice is built upon a comprehensive approach to Wealth Management, focusing on 8 Key Wealth Management Issues that our clients are likely to encounter at various stages in their lives.
No two clients are the same. Each person has differing life circumstances and we are committed to knowing our clients' individual Wealth Management Issues. This individualized approach allows us to help our clients anticipate necessary priority changes and enables us to proactively provide alternatives, ideas and recommendations for each evolving Wealth Management Issue.
Dexter Ward's and Tammy Cranford's affiliation with H.D. Vest Investment Services and H.D. Vest Advisory ServicesSM provides them with state-of-the-art, real-time technology, back office support systems, comprehensive research, due diligence, and an exceptional array of highly competitive, non-proprietary financial alternatives, securities and services.
Countering Counterfeit Currency
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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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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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