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Our mission is to empower individuals, families, and institutions to achieve their financial and life goals by serving as their most trusted advisor, providing a level of service beyond anything they have ever experienced. Pinkerton Retirement helps our clients build their ideal future with maximum confidence, sense of security, and peace of mind. Our comprehensive wealth management and retirement planning services are built on trust, transparency, accountability, lower costs, and independent, unbiased advice. As fiduciaries and as a Registered Investment Advisor, we recommend only what is in the best interest of our client.


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February 2010

Barron's Names Pinkerton "Extraordinary"

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March 25, 2015

Financial Times magazine ranked Pinkerton one of the Top 400 Advisors in the United States

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February 23, 2015

Barron’s magazine has ranked Dan Pinkerton as the No. 1 financial advisor in Idaho

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May, 2010

2010 Outstanding Advisor Award

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August 2007, 2008 and 2010

Registered Rep. Magazine’s "Top 100 Independent Advisors"

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