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
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