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Welcome to Bristol Financial Services

Bristol Financial Services offers financial services for both individuals and businesses. With over two decades in the financial services industry, we have experience with the various market cycles and the full range of retirement planning challenges. This experience has helped us create a disciplined financial risk management process.

At Bristol Financial Services, we will guide you through the range of our services: individual investing, retirement planning, life, health, disability and long-term-care insurance, and employee benefits.

Helpful Content

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

 

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

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Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

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