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It's not just what we do, it's how we do it that makes the difference. 

At Dexter Ward & 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 add value to 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.

There are 8 Key Wealth Management issues that you are likely to face at some point.  The exact time these issues become priorities in your life is not the same for every client, so it is incumbent upon us to take a disciplined and structured approach to helping you manage these issues.

Dexter Ward's and Tammy Cranford's affiliation with Avantax Investment ServicesSM and Avantax 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.



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