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Redlands, CA 92373

Kent A. Cooper, EA

(909) 307-8550

 
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Understanding Today's Financial Environment



Welcome, I'm Kent A. Cooper, EA a tax & financial consultant in Redlands, CA. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (909) 307-8550. 

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