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Rice Lake, WI 54868
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Menomonie, WI 54751
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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome! We are Brandon Olson and Ben Buehler, financial professionals in the Rice Lake and Menomonie areas, respectively. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives. We understand that everyone faces unique challenges as they prepare for retirement and their financial goals. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.

With years of experience in financial services, we can help you address your needs for today and many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. Please call Brandon at (715) 434-6677 or Ben at (715) 235-5511.

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