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Why You Should Work With Tried & True Financial Services


Not only do we use the best in class when it comes to financial software, we manually review reports independently and with our clients to ensure accurate data.


Our high quality and integrity is proven by the fact that 80% of our business comes from client referrals and over 95% of our clients renew their services annually.


You can rely on us to keep you financially fit! We are committed to providing on-going financial check-ups to keep you up-to-date on your financial well-being so there are no surprises. 

Tried and True Financial Services


440 Burroughs St., Suite 651

Detroit, MI 48202

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Exceeding All Expectations

Tried and True Financial Services™ is committed to building & maintaining long-term relationships with small business owners who want to obtain better control over their finances. Valaise Smith, the Founder & CEO of Tried and True Financial Services™, LLC is passionate about educating small business owners on the ABC’s of finance. ACCOUNTING, BUDGETING and CREDIT building are the cornerstones to help business owners achieve their financial goals. In the ACCOUNTING space we offer income tax planning & preparation to help ensure you pay the least amount of taxes possible and remain in compliance, in the BUDGETING/BOOKKEEPING space we help ensure you know your numbers and can produce critical financial statements and, in the CREDIT space we help build a strong business credit profile to ensure you are considered by a multitude of lenders.

Valaise is committed to a lifelong journey of learning demonstrated by completing various Income Tax courses throughout the years in addition to completing the Personal Financial Planning curriculum @ Oakland University. Having spent 10 + years overseeing the back-office operations, managing the compliance policies & procedures,  conducting the portfolio administration & account reconciliations for a book of business in excess of $1 billion, Valaise’s experience expands beyond the classroom.

Valaise is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals and has earned the Enrolled Agent designation which allows her to represent clients (throughout the US) before the IRS. She is also a Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) owner as well as an Inaugural Scholar of the Goldman Sachs - One Million Black Woman Black In Business Program Cohort 1.

​Valaise serves an array of clients and businesses in Downtown Detroit, Midtown Detroit, TechTown Detroit, Farmington Hills, Redford and around the Midwest. 

“I believe true happiness is born when you discover your purpose in life and begin to travel down that pathway”

-Valaise Smith, EA

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