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Virginia Beach, VA 23452

CommonWealth Planning, LLC.

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Welcome, I'm Joe Counts, a financial Professional in Virginia Beach, VA.  We understand that individuals and business owners face unique challenges.  Our mission is to help you live a successful, worry free financial life. Our goal is to remove the worry that comes from hoping that you are making the right financial decisions and replace it with helping you feel confident that you are making the right financial decisions for your family and business's future.

Our personalized service and process helps you address your needs for today and for many years to come.  After just the first meeting, the overall opportunity available will begin to crystallize.  Our professionals have years of experience in financial services and we believe we can help you positively impact your financial health right away. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (757) 213-2200.

 

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