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Navigating Uncertain Times

Navigating Uncertain Times

Recent weeks have seen some extraordinary moves in the financial markets, as the world reacts to the spread of COVID-19. Please know that we are closely monitoring current news and economic reports, and we are committed to supporting you through this season. Feel free to contact us any time, for any reason. We are here to help.

Fee-Friendly Financial Advisors in Duluth, MN

Welcome to Structured Wealth Advisors. We are a fee based independent financial advisor associate firm in Duluth, MN. Since 1994, we have helped clients from the United States all the way to Australia take control of their financial future.  

Discover How The Smart Money Invests

Our investment approach is completely different from traditional Wall Street brokers, financial planners, financial advisors or wealth managers.. Rather than fight the market, we work with the market. Through our partnership with Dimensional Fund Advisors, we let the science of capital markets guide the way.    

Financial Advisors Focused on Outcomes

Our goal is to deliver an outstanding investment outcome for every client. If you are tired of dealing with advisors that constantly trade and time the market, or hire and fire money managers at your expense, give us a call today. We offer a free second opinion for individuals who are looking for a new way to invest.   

We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call our Duluth office at 218-720-6989.

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