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
Making Sense Of A Home Warranty
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.