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The professionals at Financial Resource Advisors (FRA) have been serving the Cedar Valley for over 30 years. Our mission is to provide the best unbiased, professional wealth management advice to individuals, businesses and qualified plans. As Investment Advisor Representatives of Cetera Advisors LLC , we believe the best investment policy not only strives to achieve a client’s objectives in the long term, but also can weather the financial storms that our economy experiences.

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