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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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Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

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Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

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Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

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Death is No Excuse

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Annuity Comparison

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

Saving for Retirement

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

The Business Cycle

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The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

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