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The greatest asset we have is our relationship with you. We want to get to know you as we help you and your family prepare for your financial future

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We offer you individualized and professional financial security advice. We design a plan just for you and your goals.

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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m ​Dan McPherson​, a financial professional in Idaho Falls, Idaho. At Strategic Wealth Concepts we understand that individuals face unique challenges as they build wealth and plan for the future. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, saving for college, or managing your estate, our personalized service focuses on 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.

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