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~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

FRANZ TATUM WEALTH MANAGEMENT is a boutique wealth management firm offering individuals and their families, business owners and nonprofit organizations the resources to pursue the goal of simplifying and protecting their wealth in a comprehensive manner. We help clients set and implement clear goals aligned with their needs, values, and objectives.

We understand that life's purpose and balance are always changing. No single approach will work for everyone or even for an entire lifetime. Through formal and informal interchange of thoughts and information, your financial balance can be understood, planned, and pursued. Life is too short to follow someone else's plan - we find balance only when we follow our own.

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

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In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

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