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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.

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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

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Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

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Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

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