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At Church Street Financial Services, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity
and professionalism in our relationship with you, our client. We endeavor to know and understand
your financial situation completely and provide you with only the highest quality information,
services, and products to help you reach your goals.

 

Helpful Content

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Estate Management Checklist

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

What Smart Investors Know

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

 

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Are Women and Financial Strategies a Mismatch?

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their futures to chance.

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

What to Look for in a Long-Term-Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

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

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

Saving for College

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

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Tax Management Strategies

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

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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

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