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Portfolio Management

We bring our clients focus and discipline when it comes to investment strategies. Learn More

Risk Management

Our insurance specialists will identify areas that could negatively impact your short and long term financial goals.
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Tax Planning

Taxes are a significant part of your life and one of the biggest drags on wealth accumulation and preservation. We are always mindful of the tax implications for each part of your planning when making recommendations. Learn more


Wealth Planning

Our objective and unbiased approach, solid credentials and over 30-year history of client involvement combine to help invest and manage your wealth at and through retirement in a manner that reflects your individual goals, priorities and values. Learn more

Estate Planning

You work a lifetime saving and building your estate and then what? Once again, our mission of “Connecting Wealth with Purpose” comes into play here.
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Welcome to Wise Counsel

When it comes to financial advice, most people are looking for more than just someone to sell them investments or other financial products. What they really want is knowledgeable, unbiased advice. Located in the heart of Texas, our firm is intentionally structured to offer you independent and unbiased advice. We strive for excellence and to serve our clients with complete trust, transparency and accountability.

Investment Management

Disciplined investment strategies are the foundation of our investment management process. Our time-tested strategies are designed to pursue a variety of investment goals and objectives.

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Carson Institutional Alliance

Carson Institutional Alliance partners are growth-minded advisors wholly dedicated to helping clients reach a higher purpose for their wealth and design a lasting legacy for their families.

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Our Locations

Headquartered in Georgetown, Texas, Wise Counsel serves clients all over the State of Texas and beyond. Contact us today to speak with a wealth advisor or financial professional nearest you.

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Wise Counsel’s team of professionals provide you with transparent and proactive communications to equip you with the knowledge you need. Read more

Market Commentary
Weekly Market Commentary October 24, 2016

Investors enjoyed some positive momentum last week after suffering losses the week prior. All broad global benchmarks ended the week up at varying degrees. Internationally, Japan’s Nikkei 225 Average was the clear outperformer, closing up 2.45% for the week, while European equities, as measured by the MSCI Europe Index, were up just 0.08%. Read more

2016 4th Quarter Outlook Video

Your Carson Institutional Alliance Investment Committee discusses market updates from the past quarter and provides an outlook on the upcoming quarter. Contact us to speak with a Wealth Advisor. Read more

Monthly Newsletter
Monthly Investment Review: September 2016

Reviewing our domestic markets for September, large-cap equities struggled with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index ending the month down 0.5% and 0.12%, respectively. Read more

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Be a Math Teacher and Prepare Your ...

Published by Don Hagan and the Carson Institutional Alliance Investment Committee

One of the basic tenets of the financial markets that all investors need to embrace is the fact that gains and losses are asymmetrical. Read more

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4 Reasons Why Oil Won’t Rise Over ...

Brett Carson, Director of Research, speaks on the oil industry in this U.S. News Article. Read more

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Estate Planning

Often, people believe that estate planning only benefits the very wealthy, but nothing could be further from the truth. It’s something everyone needs to engage in regardless of age, estate size or marital status. If you have a bank account, investments, a car, home or other property—you have an estate.

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Estate Planning Infographic
Estate Planning

Many often think estate planning only benefits the wealthy, but this is a common misconception. View our infographic here to see what you need to engage in! Read more

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  • Complex Financial Planning

    Published by Ben Goethel, Director of Wealth Enhancement, and the Carson Institutional Alliance Investment Committee

    Today’s society is one of instant gratification. We are continuously connected.  We have drugs to accomplish many things when it comes to our health and it may be monitored in real time from our smart-watch or smart phone. We may jump on a jet and be anywhere in the country in a matter of hours. Yes, we even have the technology to prepare a Wealth Plan, quickly. Is instantaneous necessarily the best? Read more

    Weekly Market Commentary
  • Weekly Market Commentary October 17, 2016

    Markets across the world retreated last week, giving up some of their year-to-date gains. Domestically, all three of the major indices closed last week in the red with the NASDAQ Composite the clear underperformer at -1.46% for the week. Read more