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DeRouen Financial Management, L.L.C.

Welcome.  The team at DeRouen Financial Management invites you to navigate our website and utilize the information provided to better familiarize yourself with our company and the services we provide.

We strive to deliver customized wealth management strategies that are appropriate for each and every client we serve. 

Lynn and Michelle, who represent two generations committed to serving the needs of clients, offer "financial checkups" for those individuals who either have no present advisor, or who may be considering a move to a new advisor.  The advisors at DeRouen Financial Management will take the necessary time to get to know and analyze your situation, and to explore with you how our team may be able to help you develop and implement an effective strategy to meet your financial goals.  Call our office today to schedule your complimentary "financial checkup."

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