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In the fast-paced world of instant messages, voice mail, and virtual everything, it can be confusing to find your way on the road to financial freedom. How do you choose qualified financial professionals to help guide you?

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Founded by Robert J. Westbrook, CFP®, Westbrook Financial Services, Inc. is a Specialized Wealth Management, Financial Planning and Executive Benefits Firm, creatively working with our clients to resolve complex personal and business planning solutions.

Since 1983, Westbrook Financial Services, Inc. has delivered customized, state-of-the-art financial solutions to executives, business owners and other successful individuals and families who have unique planning and wealth management needs.

WFS offers a suite of financial services including Financial Planning, Estate Planning, Private Wealth Management, Private Investment Consulting / Communication, and Personal Protection Planning. We also offer solutions for corporate clients and their employees including Executive Benefits (consulting, design, implementation), Business Succession Planning, and Retirement Planning.


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