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Schmidt Financial Resources, Inc. is a full-service, highly tactical and strategic boutique wealth management firm. We are supported by a team of experienced advisors with the same mission: use enduring principles to help individuals plan for retirement.

Our goal is to go beyond the service level of the typical wealth management firm and serve as a trusted guide that individuals, families, and business owners can rely on for unbiased recommendations and a value-based investment approach. Contact my office today to learn more about how value-based financial planning can serve your unique financial needs.

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