As a fully independent advisory firm, we provide financial planning and portfolio management services in the purest sense. And because we are "fee-only," our objectivity is not tested by the lure of commissions or referral fees.

While advisors who market financial products must adhere to certain product suitability standards, we are held to a fiduciary standard across all aspects of the advisory relationship. In short, we are required to place the interests of our clients ahead of our own in all instances.

If you think we might be able to help you, please do call.

We pledge to address your planning needs genuinely, objectively, and cost-effectively.

About Us

Glenn Wessel CFA, CPA, CFP ®

Glenn Wessel, CFA, CPA, CFP®

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Wessel Investment Counsel, L.L.C.
22 South Pack Square
Jackson Building, Suite 400
Asheville, NC 28801-3500
Phone: (828) 232-2000

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