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Today’s investment climate offers unprecedented opportunities

At Craun Freeman Tax & Wealth Management, it is Bob Craun and Jeff Freeman's mission is to help clients take advantage of those opportunities by providing them with three key tools:

  1. A clear understanding of their financial goals 
  2. A well-defined roadmap for pursuing those goals  
  3. Ongoing advice to help adjust their roadmap when their needs change.

Bob and Jeff's services cover all areas of financial management, from investment and retirement planning to risk management and estate conservation. Bob & Jeff specialize in helping their clients develop a comprehensive, cohesive financial plan that fits their unique needs and enables them to pursue both short- and long-term objectives. On this Web site, you'll find valuable information for evaluating your current position and progress toward financial goals. Bob and Jeff offer educational articles that outline financial concepts and highlight products designed to fill the gaps in your financial plan. You'll also find calculators that will help you assess your current and future needs. Please remember to visit this Web site often, as the content is constantly changing. For help with your financial management, or for more information Craun Freeman Tax & Wealth Management, please contact us today.

Investment and Financial planning services offered by Bob Craun and Jeff Freeman through their affiliation with HD Vest

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