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1421 North Elm Street
Suite 102
Denton, TX 76201

Gary Calmes

(940) 898-6229

 
Surprise! You’ve Got Money! RE: Retirement 18 Years Worth of Days Bridging the Confidence Gap

Understanding Today's Financial Environment



Welcome, I'm Gary Calmes, a financial consultant in Denton, TX. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (940) 898-6229.

Investment and financial planning services are offered by Gary Calmes through his affiliation with HD Vest.





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