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Starting the financial planning process can be intimidating.  Leslie Roper Day & Associates strives to create a warm environment and offer personal care so you feel comfortable.

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Client-Centered

Working closely with our clients, our firm’s financial planning process addresses your entire financial picture, including your unique needs and both short and long-term goals.

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Comprehensive

Leslie Roper Day & Associates provides comprehensive financial planning services, creating strategies that can grow with you through the many milestones of life.

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Financial Planning with a Personal Touch

Leslie Roper Day & Associates is an independent financial planning firm.  Our clients are just like you -- individuals, families, and businesses.  Our firm was founded with the belief that everyone needs a financial plan, but for many, getting started can seem overwhelming and intimidating.

We are committed to building trusted relationships and providing transparency and education in all financial planning decisions, and to helping you feel comfortable.  We engage each client on a personal level, with an approach to the financial planning process that weaves together the key areas of your financial health in order to help you pursue your objectives and manage risk.  We help you plan for the long-term by connecting today’s realities with tomorrow’s goals.

Based in Folsom, California, we work with clients in the local Sacramento area, as well as throughout California and across the nation.

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