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I want to better understand my financial situation.
I have small business or self-employed financial needs.
I want to consolidate my accounts and simplify my financial portfolio.
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Joe the Investor, Joe the Planner,
Joe the Tax Preparer
B.A.Sc. BCom, CFA
Fee-Only Financial Planner,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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