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We strive to deliver what clients want most - access to a wide range of investments and consistent, risk-adjusted investment returns over time.

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Integrity, Experience, Value - We work for Main St. - NOT Wall St. 

Here at LPL Financial we strive to create a planning solution where advisory fees are transparent and the professional services are all-inclusive. If you desire convenience and understand the value of experience and integrity, then LPL Financial is the firm for you.

2221 Camino Del Rio South-307, San Diego 92108

Phone (619) 462-3400 • thomas.trax@lpl.com

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