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Oakland, CA 94612

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Financial Fitness Center, Inc

(510) 653-1914

 
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Integrated Tax and Financial Services

Financial Fitness Center, Inc. is an independent tax and financial services firm. Our team is uniquely qualified to help you address all elements of your financial health in order to build and preserve assets while minimizing taxes. For over 25 years, we have been serving individuals, families, small business and real estate owners, and, in particular, women, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

We focus on providing integrated strategies as we attend to your tax & financial needs. Our goal is to have a positive impact on your life by helping you navigate the complexities of tax and financial planning with strategies that support your financial well-being.

Our team of tax, financial, insurance and real estate advisors serve as valuable resources for your unique situation—all in one place.



*Investment services are offered by Lois A. Leynse, Anne C. Lowry, Jennifer James and Jennifer Stewart-Smith through their affiliation with HD Vest Investment Services SM and Financial Planning services are offered by Lois A. Leynse and Jennifer James through their affiliation with  HD Vest Advisory ServicesSM

 

Helpful Content

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

 

Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream

Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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