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Berton I. Goldstein Wealth Management Services

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For more than 25 years, we have helped our clients grow their businesses, manage their taxes, and achieve financial security. 

Our Mission

Integrating tax expertise and financial services gives us unique insight into your financial world and allows us to provide a coordinated approach that simplifies your life. We believe success is best measured not just by your financial health, but by how confident you are about your financial future. You can feel confident that we will offer investment guidance and support that’s tailored to your specific situation.

We are dedicated to helping you achieve your financial goals over the long term. We know that your financial situation will continue to change as your individual circumstances change. 

Our Approach

  • Helpful, easy-to-understand guidance regarding your financial situation
  • Detailed interview process to understand your financial goals and current financial situation
  • Guided, customized selection of the appropriate financial services
  • Periodic review of your current investment needs
  • Consideration of your evolving needs due to life changes
    • retirement
    • birth of a child
    • paying for college
    • change of employment
  • Planning for your secure future
  • Planning for the future of your loved ones
  • Planning and coverage for expected and unexpected life events
  • Allowing you to feel confident about your financial future

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