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Carl Benedict, CFP, MBA

President

Office: 225-766-9506

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Lynella Devillier

Partner

Office: 337-501-9716

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Carl Benedict and Lynella Devillier are Registered Representatives offering securities through United Planners Financial Services Member FINRA and SIPC. Advisory Services offered through Benedict Wealth Management D/B/A Benedict Devillier Wealth Advisors. Benedict Wealth Management D/B/A Benedict Devillier Wealth Advisors and United Planners are not affiliated.

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