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Welcome to Gould Ruma Financial Advisors

We would like to welcome you to Gould Ruma Financial Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisory Firm, whose sole focus is you. Our clients are treated with professionalism, personal service and respect. They appreciate our timeliness and responsiveness to their concerns. We hear this from our Client Advisory Board, in meetings, and in their notes of appreciation for our thoughtfulness and work. We have 30 years of industry experience and provide financial planning, asset management, and tax preparation and planning services.  This comprehensive approach is not typically found at many financial planning or financial services firms.

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