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John Stokes Financial is a wealth management firm focusing on corporate professionals in transition. We are a nationally recognized firm, with over 500 corporations having sought our advice, services, and experience. A large number of America's leading corporate executives are clients of John Stokes Financial.

You go through many transitions in life- starting a family, planning for retirement, being laid off from work, or a career change. Wealth management is more than just investment advice; it encompasses all parts of a person's financial life. As a wealth management firm we provide a comprehensive approach to help you thrive during your transition. We take all aspects of your life into account and guide you through taking care of today and planning for tomorrow- all in a way that makes sense FOR YOU. Our team believes THRIVE is more than money ... it's peace of mind.

 

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