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Brian Evans, CPA, PFS

Owner, Madrona Financial Services

Phone: 1.844.MADRONA

Brian Evans is the owner of Madrona Financial Services, Madrona Funds, LLC, and Bauer Evans CPAs and serves as the firms' chief investment officer, lead planner and senior portfolio manager. He was honored to ring the bell on the NYSE. Evans also hosts a weekly radio show on KTTH 770 AM, KRKO 1380 AM and KVI 570 AM, is a nationally published author and has been a regular guest on New Day Northwest, CNBC and Fox television.

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Building Wealth
April 2018

Lost Your Investment Real Estate to a Natural Disaster? Don't Get Caught in a Tax Trap

If your property was flattened by hurricane, fire or even by an eminent domain project, you might have gotten a big settlement check. But that could also mean a hefty tax bill. To avoid that, consider this maneuver.

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February 2018

How Hidden Commissions Can Damage Non-traded REITs and DSTs

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Building Wealth
June 2017

When is a 'Fiduciary' Truly Acting as a Fiduciary?

The Department of Labor's fiduciary rule, which went into effect on June 9, aims to protect retirement investors from financial adviser conflicts of interest, but consumers still must watch out for themselves.

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Building Wealth
May 2017

A 2-Pronged Strategy for Retirees Seeking Safe Cash Flow: Non-Traded REITs and Annuities

Non-traded REITs and annuities can provide a lifetime income stream with a principal that could possibly grow over time, leaving a richer legacy for your heirs.

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Building Wealth
February 2017

I'm a Landlord: Can I Ever Truly Retire?

Investing in rental properties is a time-tested strategy, but when you’re ready to get out of the grind, you could face a big tax bill. Here’s one escape route.

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Building Wealth
January 2017

When the Dow Should Hit 50,000 and Why

Hint: It's just a math equation.

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