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Ryan Carrus, CFP®, CDFA™

(501) 626-5417

34 Ledgelawn Dr. | Little Rock, AR 72212
Office: (501) 626-5417
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Alternative Investment Management and Financial Planning in Arkansas

Welcome. I’m Ryan Carrus, CFP®, CAIASM, CDFA™, an independent financial advisor with LPL Financial specializing in alternative investments and comprehensive financial planning. I understand that today’s financial markets are complex and always changing, making it difficult for people to feel confident with their investments or financial strategy. My goal is to serve as an objective advisor that clients can trust to provide unbiased advice and honest guidance.

Working closely with clients, I seek to build long-term relationships with them and educate them on the investment opportunities available. As an independent advisor, I have the freedom to choose from a wide range of investment solutions based on my client’s unique needs.

I believe that every client is unique and deserves to feel confident with their finances. I can help you organize and prioritize your financial objectives and analyze your current portfolio’s ability to help you pursue those objectives. Contact me today to learn about how I may be able to help you make your financial goals a reality.

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