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    Tax time sees too many citizens left vulnerable to identity theft. Don’t be one of them.  Follow these 6 steps to help reduce your risk of being a victim of tax Fraud. Keep reading for 6 Simple Ways to Help Reduce …

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    Is the Cash Balance Plan Your Key to Catching Up for Retirement?

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    The next recession is coming, but the real question is When is the next recession coming? I hate to be the bearer of bad news but every second of every day we edge closer to the next recession coming. No …


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    How Bad will the Tax Reform Screw Californians? KTLA Morning News Video

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    Financial Planner LA, David Rae

    David Rae has been helping people achieve financial security as a Los Angeles Certified Financial Planner® and Accredited Investment Fiduciary® with DRM Wealth Management since 2003.

    Based in Los Angeles, Financial Planner David Rae advises his clients and their families on getting their financial houses in order, developing investment strategies to meet their goals and planning for their retirement. He has also built a strong reputation as a financial planning specialist serving the needs of individuals, couples and families in and around the LGBT community. While his financial planning practice is based in LA, he has clients across the country, and throughout Southern California.

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