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The Payne & Mencias Group
510 E. 96th Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Eric Payne: 317.706.3160
Ron Mencias: 317.706.3161
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A collaborative relationship based on trust and transparency is the goal of our customized advice and guidance and strategies
The Payne & Mencias Group is a wealth management practice that goes beyond conventional strategies. With 141 years of collective experience, we serve affluent and emerging affluent clients across the country.
Our desire is to provide advice and guidance to help you navigate through life's financial hurdles and pursue your lifelong dreams. Helping you manage your investments is unquestionably our core business, but the way we practice wealth management is designed to help ease your path toward your financial goals.
Strategies to Fit Your Personal and Family Needs
We believe that as a client you can benefit from an individualized portfolio designed for your goals, lifestyle, performance expectations and tolerance for risk. We work to understand your financial goals, then we help you develop corresponding investment strategies. We can provide you access through Bank of America, N.A. to specialists who can help you to develop liability strategies.
The centerpiece of these strategies is the set of strict guidelines we establish together for the ongoing management of your portfolio. This disciplined, diversified approach is customized for clients who want to maintain and enhance their lifestyle.
We aim to work with you for the long term, providing recommendations and financial advice and guidance that can help you move toward your objectives. That same dedication to your needs will be in place not just for you but also future generations of your family.
Supporting Your Wealth Management Strategy
The Payne & Mencias Group can support your wealth management strategy and investment portfolio in several ways:
We Offer Specific, Customized Strategies
We focus on the following areas that can add value to your family's wealth management strategies:
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Members of our advisory team come from various professional and educational backgrounds, meshing to provide diverse ideas and information. Our varied backgrounds give us valuable perspective that we use on your behalf. Each of our client associates is highly skilled, well trained and experienced. They have been repeatedly recognized by Merrill Lynch with national client service awards.
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