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Michael Phillips Black Brings Clarity to your Financial Vision

"Today's Investment climate offers unprecedented opportunities. My mission is to educate our clients and help guide them through all phases of life to meet their Financial Goals."

Michael P. Black, CFP®, CDFA® 

We Have Over 30 Years of Experience Providing Professional Financial Guidance Through
 

We specialize in helping our clients develop a comprehensive, cohesive Financial Strategy that fits their unique needs and enables them to meet both Short-Term and Long Term objectives. With a "Show Me" vs. "Tell Me" approach, we distinguish ourselves in a professional league few belong to.

Michael is also a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and uses his financial practicalities to guide people through what can be the most stressful and difficult process. (More Info)

Michael is a frequent lecturer on Financial topics both locally and nationally, He has been Featured and Published in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Money, Kiplinger, Commercial Investment Real Estate, Bank Investment Consultant Magazine, and is a regular contributor to Investment News and the Arizona Republic. He has appeared as a Financial Analyst on Fox News 10, ABC 15, Sonoran Living Arizona Family News Channel 3, and has been featured on the nationally broadcast Nightly Business Report on PBS and Bloomberg TV.


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