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Reliable Wealth Management for Pittsfield & Westfield, MA

Because your financial situation is unique, we believe that each of our clients deserves individual attention. One of our most important philosophies is that there's no single standard approach to wealth management. Our services offer in-depth planning and investments based on the individual interests and assets of each of our clients. Getting to know the financial goals and needs of our clients allows us to tailor a financial strategy that makes the most of your available funds. If you have any questions, concerns, or ideas, send us an email or call to set up a time for a short telephone appointment at no charge or obligation. We welcome your call!

Sincerely,

Gary F. Thomas, JD, LLM, CLU, ChFC 

President, Principal of The Wealth Technology Group

What Is Wealth Management?

Wealth management can be defined simply as improving an individual's financial situation. In recent times, people with high net-worth, families with various income levels, and small businesses are more frequently seeking assistance in dealing with their money. The paychecks you make may only take you so far, but with the proper investments and planning, your money can go a long way to setting up a strong, comfortable life for you and your family. Wealth management includes advisory investments such as financial planning, investment portfolio management, asset management, and other monetary services. The Wealth Technology Group is designed to achieve the financial independence you are looking for, and our Better Business Bureau certified solutions can help you rest easy.

Services

Whether you're a small business owner, living paycheck to paycheck, or the CEO of a successful company, we provide personal, hands-on budgeting and asset services. Our experienced team of financial professionals is highly selective, helping to ensure that your money is deposited in suitable bonds, stocks, IRAs, and other appropriate investments. Planning your future is equally important, and can be greatly complicated. We are experienced in outlining retirement plans, 401k investments, college and estate plans, and more.

Resources

An important aspect of wealth management is staying up-to-date with the latest financial trends and information. We offer informative resources about a variety of topics, including Social Security benefits, Roth 401k plans, and estate management. Sign up for our newsletters to have all the latest investment and resource information sent directly to your email inbox!

In today's hectic world, it can be difficult and confusing to keep up with ever-changing financial trends. Devoting your money to the proper places will relieve you of one of life's biggest stressors. With the guidance of the professionals at The Wealth Technology Group, you can be confident that your wealth management is in the proper hands.

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