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Our firm focuses on helping individuals develop sound retirement strategies. If you are retired – or approaching retirement – please take the time to explore our website and the wealth of information we offer. We offer personalized, hands-on service. We educate our clients about financial concepts and products, and help take the mystery out of investing, insurance, estate conservation, and preserving wealth.

We understand the many challenges of retirement today and know the biggest concern for many is outliving their money. We focus on money management, as well as other issues that are critical to your financial well being.

C. Aaron Durden, MBA, CFP®, CDFA®, BFA™


(713) 204-8258

With nearly two decades of experience, C. Aaron Durden has committed his entire professional career to the financial services industry. He is a practicing CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the Founder of FourWord Financial, a...

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Grant Brandhoff

Client Service Associate

(979) 985-4333

Grant Brandhoff is a dedicated and ambitious professional, currently serving as a Client Service Associate at FourWord Financial. As a finance student at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Grant is on track to graduate in the Fall of 2024, and...

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Jett Arrington

Client Service Associate


Jett Arrington is a driven and ambitious professional, currently serving as a Client Service Associate at FourWord Financial. As a senior at Texas Tech, Jett plans to complete his Bachelor's in Business Management, with an anticipated...
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Tairsa Mathews

Research and Planning Administrative Assistant

Tairsa Mathews, MFPA, serves as the Research and Planning Administrative Assistant for FourWord Financial. She recently earned her Master's in Financial Planning and Analytics from Utah Valley University and successfully passed the...

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Financial Planning

Retirement Plans

Tax Planning Strategies*

401(k) Planning

403(b) Planning

College Plans

Estate Plans*

Money Purchasing Plans

Profit Sharing Plans



Common Stock

Educational IRA

Traditional IRA

Roth IRA


Simple IRA

Brokerage Accounts

Treasury Bills

Government Securities

Treasury Notes

Variable Annuities


Disability Income Insurance

Life Insurance

Long-Term-Care Insurance

For more information about our firm and the services we offer, send us a quick email or call the office. We would welcome the opportunity to speak with you.   |  713-204-8258