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Spelts Wealth Management, Inc. - Chico, CA

 
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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Mark Spelts, a financial advisor in Chico, California. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, my personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

As a professional I have years of experience in financial services. I can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. I service greater Butte, Glenn, Tehama and Colusa counties.

901 Bruce Road, Suite 160 • Chico, CA 95928

Phone (530) 891-0717 • mark@speltswm.com

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