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Mission Statement

Luca, Bonino & Associates LLC is a wealth management firm devoted to help you navigate your financial future. Our mission is to help people consider innovative solutions and make informed decisions to improve their financial lives. We motivate and encourage others to pursue their own personal and financial fulfillment.

Welcome to Luca, Bonino & Associates, LLC Wealth Management

Thank you for your interest in Luca, Bonino & Associates LLC Wealth Management! We know that you depend on input and solutions from many professionals in your life and are privileged with the opportunity to help you navigate your financial future. Take some time to explore our site and let us know how we can help!

Luca, Bonino & Associates, LLC is a firm dedicated to paramount and personalized client service as well as unbiased asset management, financial and insurance planning, and investment counsel. We aspire to become the wealth management firm of choice in Woodland Hills, California as well as in our new location in the Raleigh/Durham area, North Carolina for clients that expect personalized financial planning, portfolio construction and management, accountability for investment strategies, and exceptional client service.

We aim to provide financial confidence in knowing that you have a plan in place that lets you live life to the fullest. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and assure you of every effort to earn your confidence.

Sincerely, 

Maria Bonino Houserman

Founder and Managing Director   

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Death is No Excuse

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