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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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IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

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Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

Acres of Diamonds

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Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

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

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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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.

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Retirement Redefined

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The Good Ship IPO

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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.

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