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Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the lives of those we encounter by helping them to celebrate what's right with the world.  David Elefant Wealth Management Group provides a Family Wealth Management service that is holistic, integrates taxation and investments as a core principle, and provides for a legacy which will live on for generations to come.

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Modern Families

The structural diversity of the American family has never been so varied. We strive to understand the unique circumstances of each household in order to achieve near- and long-term goals.

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Wealth Management

Monitoring and managing existing investment portfolios can be challenging. Our clients understand the necessity to partner with a team they can trust to provide them with accurate financial information as well as timely advice in terms that they can act upon.

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If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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