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1243 Alpine Road
Suite 219
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Mercer Putney Financial Advisors

(925) 932-4700

 
Your financial freedom is our mission

EXPERIENCE

Over the years, we have found that a team approach can be an effective method to help clients who have a wide variety of needs as they maneuver through a complex financial-services world.

SIX-STEP PROCESS

Mercer Putney Financial Advisors uses a widely accepted Six-Step financial planning process: Discover, Evaluate, Analyze, Create, Implement, and Monitor.

LIFE TRANSITIONS

Transitions are a part of life. The help of a professional financial guide allows you to understand your options even during the most difficult of times.

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