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Welcome to McDonald, Barranco & Hagen Wealth Management


We are a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping you improve your long-term financial success. Our customized programs are designed to help grow, and conserve your wealth by delivering an unprecedented level of personalized service.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email us or call us at (888) 610-6269 or (334) 387-0094. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

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