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We’re Blackwood Financial Group, a financial advisory firm based in Pensacola, Florida and working across the country. Unlike many financial advisors, we are comfortable working with complexity and uncertainty; in fact, it’s where we thrive. At Blackwood Financial Group, we pick up where others leave off. We paint the vision, craft the strategy, and only then do we act, using our experience to guide the way. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement or establishing your financial legacy, our team will create solutions that will allow you to focus less on your finances and more on living the life you choose. We help our clients avoid the problems of the past while creating a more powerful vision for the future.

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