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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m John Gerlick, a financial professional and CPA in Englewood, Colorado. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. 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 also have an "unfair advantage" by having 40 years experience in tax preparation that allows us to analyze the tax implications of all financial decisions.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (303) 761-2750.

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