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Our goal at The Investment Center of Erie is to be your most trusted advisor providing personalized financial planning and wealth management services, while maintaining a commitment to excellence in serving you. Whether you’re an investor just starting your career or are nearing retirement — we can help you address your most pressing money questions. Our first priority is your overall financial success.

At The Investment Center of Erie, we want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success. With our extensive resources and comprehensive wealth management services, we can help keep you moving forward through each stage of your wealth management plan.  We function in a totally unbiased atmosphere where the only factor in our decision-making is what is best for you.

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