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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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Do you understand these common mobile slang terms?

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Split Annuity Strategy

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

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