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Rooney, Schmidt and Associates, Inc.is a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping our clients pursue long-term financial success. We take a holistic approach to our clients’ financial lives and endeavor to provide ideas that address life’s ever changing financial challenges.  This model has provided our clients with the highest quality in financial services since 1993.

Our firm provides services to both business and individuals.  A wide range of financial services offers the client the opportunity to obtain a seamless approach to their financial challenges.  The various segments of an individual’s or business’ finances are interrelated.  It is more likely that optimal results can be obtained by coordinating tax, investment, credit and insurance strategies.

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