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Murdock Banner Financial Group is a financial services firm committed to helping our clients improve their long-term financial future. Our unique, team approach to planning with our customized programs are designed to help invest and conserve our clients’ wealth while delivering an unprecedented level of personalized care.

Should you have any questions or would like more information about our firm, please email us at murdock.banner@ceteraadvisors.com or call 660.747.3522.

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