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Welcome to CFS Investment Advisory Services
As a busy professional or active retiree, you need someone you can trust to manage the assets you've worked so hard to accumulate for your family. You need a financial advisor who offers the experience, independence, and integrity to match your own achievements and goals.
CFS Investment Advisory Services LLC (CFS) will help you understand and control your finances and free you to pursue your dreams and aspirations. CFS stands for Common Financial Sense, a philosophy that embraces sophistication without complication.
You will work with dedicated financial advisors who listen, understand, and care deeply about helping you make your dreams come true. We call it the CFS Standard of Care; you will call it the freedom to enjoy your life without worrying about your finances.
CFS is a fee-based firm that offers two primary areas of expertise:
- Private wealth management for individuals, families, and business owners.
- 401(k) and retirement plan management for corporations and nonprofit organizations.
Please click on either link for more information.
Recent Awards & Recognition
These prestigious awards are a direct reflection of CFS’s hard work, dedication, expertise and ethics on behalf of our clients. Thank you for allowing us to be your trusted source of continued guidance. It is our privilege to celebrate these accomplishments together with you.
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Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.