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Welcome, we are financial professionals with offices throughout Central Texas. 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 you goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

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 (512) 381-1510.

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Financial Advisor Mark Trice is endorsed by the nationally recognized financial planning expert Dave Ramsey.

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At ClearVista Financial, we truly value our community. Sharing your time, talent, and resources with those in need is an important part of spending life well. Check out these sites to find volunteer opportunities in your area.

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Volunteer Match — Volunteer Match strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. 

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