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Mary E. Ziegler

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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!

Helpful Content

A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

Gifting of A Stronger Financial Future

Gifting of A Stronger Financial Future

Here’s a gift idea that can help create a stronger financial future for your child or grandchild.

 

The Next Gig Thing

Make the gig economy work for you.

Thanks Mom

It turns out Mom really did know best when she laid down essential truths to live by.

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

Gift Yourself a Debt-Free Holiday

Here are some tips on how to have a holly, jolly and less stressful gift-giving season.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

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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.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

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

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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