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Jose "Rafi" Rodriguez, Retirement Income Certified Professional®

Serving retiring Military, Department of Defense Contractors and Federal Employees

Jose "Rafi" Rodriguez is a retired Colonel, United States Air Force and President, Rodriguez Financial Strategies LLC--an independent financial services firm.  Jose "Rafi" Rodriguez serves his clients in all areas of financial planning, including wealth management, retirement income planning, life & health insurance, and Long Term Care.    To schedule a consultation or to request a group seminar, please contact us at 937.427.4292 or 937.304.7393.  

 

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