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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment...

Welcome to my website! I’m Michael A. Pote, a Cambridge Investment Research financial advisor at Diversified Capital Management in Grand Junction, Colorado. I fully understand the complexities of choices individuals face as they try to make investment-related decisions in today's rapidly changing world. With considerable experience working with financial market-based instruments; I can help take much of the "guess-work" out of those complex decisions when preparing for tomorrow's life goals. Whether you are investing for your retirement, college savings or estate planning; my personal, one-on-one service focuses on each of my client's unique needs, desires, financial goals and objectives.

At Diversified Capital Management, I am a professional who takes a very detailed and analytical approach - with 30 years of experience in the investment and financial services. So no matter where you live, I can help you address your concerns of today - and for many years to come. Feel free to contact me to find out why many families have trusted me with their financial and investment decisions for the past 3 decades. I look forward to hearing from you to discuss your interests and concerns - and possibly partner with you as your personal financial advisor... I can be reached at (970) 245-9180 or (800) 454-5062.

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