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    What does the GOP Tax Reform Mean for Californians?  Many will pay much much more!   Update 11/16/2017  – The House just passed a $1.5 trillion tax bill that seems purposely brutal for poor people. 2/3 of these cuts go …

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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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