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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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Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

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

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This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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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Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

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.

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