Common Financial Sense.™

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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:

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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

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Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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The Cycle of Investing

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Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

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