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With the complexity of today's markets and uncertainty about tomorrow's economy, good financial advice is more important than ever. As a team of dedicated Financial Advisors, we're committed to helping you organize your finances around your short term needs, your longer-term goals and what you envision for generations to come. Our knowledgeable perspective, good judgement and broad experience can help you meet your challenges and seize opportunities.

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Pursuing your goals together

Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

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    Jacque Kuchta, CEPA

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Jacque has more than 34 years of experience in the financial services industry. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, concentration in Finance. His primary areas of focus are portfolio construction, security research analysis and selection, estate planning and business succession planning.

    • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2021, 2022
      The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.

    • Louisiana State University, B.S. Business Administration, Concentration in Finance
    • Certified Exit Planning Advisor
    909 Poydras Street
    Suite 2900
    New Orleans, LA 70112
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    Scott Curole, CFP, CRPC, CDFA

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Scott started his career in the financial services industry in 1999 and has more than 23 years of experience. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Scott holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, as well as the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation. His primary areas of focus are comprehensive wealth management services and retirement income planning.

      • Louisiana State University, B.S. Finance
      • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
      • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
      • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
      909 Poydras Street
      Suite 2900
      New Orleans, LA 70112
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      Christopher Riess

      Account Vice President

      Financial Advisor

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      Chris joined the team in 2018 and has more than 3 years of experience in the financial services industry. He is a graduate of College of Charleston with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication. He also holds a Master of Management in Energy from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business. His primary areas of focus are research and assisting clients with a comprehensive wealth management plan.

        • College of Charleston, B.A. Communication
        • Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business, Master of Management in Energy
          909 Poydras Street
          Suite 2900
          New Orleans, LA 70112
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          Belinda Laws

          Senior Client Associate

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          Belinda is a Senior Registered Client Service Associate with over 39 years of experience in the financial services industry. She holds Series 7 and 66 licenses. A graduate of Southern University, Belinda's primary area of focus is providing excellent client service and satisfaction.

            • Southern University
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              Suite 2900
              New Orleans, LA 70112
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              Laurie Buckland

              Senior Client Associate

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              Libby is a Senior Registered Client Service Associate with over 38 years of experience in the financial services industry. She holds Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses. A graduate of the University of Texas, Libby's primary focus is client service, account administration and reporting. She also has experience in stock option and equity plan services.

                • University of Texas
                  909 Poydras Street
                  Suite 2900
                  New Orleans, LA 70112

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                What will your legacy be?
                It’s never too early to plan ahead. A Legacy strategy can help you gain more control over your financial future and what you leave behind, so you can move forward with confidence.

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