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Aaron Brinks, MBA, ChFC, CLU   

12345 University Avenue, Suite 200
Clive, Iowa 50325

(515) 222-4946
aaron_brinks@glic.com

PROTECT Those You Love PLAN Your Investment Strategy PREPARE for Your Future Perception vs. Reality

Financial Advisor & Vice President at Financial Architects Inc.

Helping clients make financial decisions for their family by helping them become better financially organized and educated.

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