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Mary E. Ziegler

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Once Upon a Goal Surprise! You’ve Got Money! When the Unexpected Becomes Reality RE: Retirement

Your Financial Future

Helping Individuals, Families and Business Owners Organize, Build and Control Their Financial Future From insurance to investments to college-planning to retirement, the decisions are overwhelming and the information is inconsistent! That's where Certified Financial Services LLC and my team come in.

My specialty is personal finance - organization and education are the keys to making the path to meet your goals and exceed your expectations!

My past experience as a paralegal, small business owner and licensed mortgage broker have led me to my desire to bring much more information to my clients and prospective clients, especially since 2007.

If you are not 100% confident that your financial plan is meeting your goals, please call me to discuss how making strategic changes and coordinating your assets will get you there! If you are just hoping and keeping your fingers crossed, you need to talk to me now!

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Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

5 Original Ways to Show Your Love

5 Original Ways to Show Your Love

One of the best ways to love the people you care about is through properly protecting yourself, and them.

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

 

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

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Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

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Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

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Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Father Knows Best

Financial behaviors you learned from dad may be influencing your own confidence in managing money.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

My Retirement Savings

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

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