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Scott M. Wallace, CFP®
(713) 785-3404
23907 Enchanted Crossing
Katy, TX 77494

Surprise! You’ve Got Money! 18 Years Worth of Days Bridging the Confidence Gap Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Scott M. Wallace, CFP®, a financial professional in Katy, TX. 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 goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (713) 785-3404.

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