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Welcome to Mason & Associates, LLC

Mason & Associates, LLC is a comprehensive financial services firm specializing with Federal employees (including CSRS, CSRS Offset, FERS, Military, and VRS). Our goal is to help our clients understand, and then maximize, their employer-sponsored benefits and make informed choices as they supplement with private insurances and investments. We believe that our independent platform allows us the flexibility to better serve our clients, without bias.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to email or call us at (757) 223-9898. We look forward to hearing from you!

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