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Donald Ruppanner, CPA

(432) 570-4344

Surprise! You’ve Got Money! RE: Retirement 18 Years Worth of Days Bridging the Confidence Gap
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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Donald Ruppanner, a financial professional in Midland, TX. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you goal is saving for retirement*, college savings*, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (432) 570-4344. 



*These services offered by Donald Ruppanner and Troy Keel through their affiliation with HD Vest Investment ServicesSM and HD Vest Advisory ServicesSM.

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