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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

RE: Retirement

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

 

Is Your Financial House Haunted?

There is nothing to fear but fear itself, especially when it comes to personal finances.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

Ways to Turn Spending into Savings

Sometimes it can feel overwhelming. It seems like our financial needs outstrip our ability to meet them.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Retiring the 4% Rule

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

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

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