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2555 Townsgate Road
Suite 300
Westlake Village, CA 91361

RICK NORKIN, CLU

(805) 370-1444

 
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Helping clients confidently make well informed decisions about their financial future.  

Client Services 

  • Understand and optimize Social Security Income claiming choices,
  • Evaluate risk tolerance in a manner the clients understand,
  • Align our clients’ personal risk tolerance to the risk of their current portfolio,
  • Thoroughly analyze and report the true cost of our clients’ investments,
  • Prepare a plan that is consistent with our clients’ goals and
  • Leverage our financial plan as a road map for our clients’ investment decisions.

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