A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

 

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Succeeding at Business Succession

There a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

A Primer on Dividends

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

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Tax Management Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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