Deana Carter

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Carter Financial

Carter Financial provides clients with wealth management advice and guidance. LPL Registered financial advisor Deana Carter offers access to a full complement of investment services including: financial and estate planning; asset management through LPL Financial; insurance; and retirement income planning.

Our clients range from individual investors to small and mid-sized businesses preparing for the future. Deana Carter is affiliated with LPL Financial, the largest independent broker/dealer in the country*.

Please explore our site and learn more about our experience, resources and services. Reach us by calling (858) 756-1566 or by sending an e-mail.

* As reported in Financial Planning magazine 1996-2012, based on total revenues.

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