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Mary E. Ziegler

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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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Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

 

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

Financial Fixes: The Most Expensive Cheap Vacation

Many travel-loving millennials run up high credit card debt. Here are some ways to avoid travel credit trap.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

What's So Great About a Rollover?

Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.

Home Ownership by the Numbers

Tips on home-buying for Millennials.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

My Retirement Savings

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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.

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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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.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

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

Forecast

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

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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