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3101 Towercreek Pkwy
Suite 615
Atlanta, GA 30339

Julius D. (Buddy) Hicks, Jr.

404-816-1153 ext.306

 
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As a potential client, you are entitled to know how I go about helping you, what my background is, how I am compensated, and who comprises the Atlanta Planning Group. The Atlanta Planning Group is an independently managed, full service financial firm dedicated to helping our clients build financial security, manage their wealth, and optimize employee benefits.

We provide access to a wide range of financial products and services for professionals, executives, business owners, and individuals in need of competent business planning and unbiased advice I work to serve my clients' best interest in one or more of the following areas:

  • Investments
  • IRA Rollovers
  • Retirement Planning 
  • Employee Benefit Plans

Please call 404-816-1153 ext. 306 for a confidential consultation without cost or obligation.  Thank you.

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