Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart Ready for Retirement? Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities Safeguard Your Digital Estate The Cycle of Investing Events on Wall Street

Our Commitment

At Central Financial Services our job is simple... help you make the best financial decisions that protect and help maximize your wealth. Assisting clients since 1992, we listen and learn about your unique situation before making recommendations.

Financial planning shouldn't be hard to understand. CFS associates take pride in clearly explaining how a recommendation will benefit you. With many years of experience and comprehensive knowledge, our associates provide answers to your questions.

Take a few minutes to review the financial calculators, stock/market reports and articles. In addition, IRS tax forms may be downloaded at no charge. If you have questions, don't hesitate to complete one of the online forms. We welcome the opportunity to serve you.

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU

About Us
  

CFS is a full service, independent financial planning firm. We help our clients find the best strategies to reach their financial goals. This could be as simple as purchasing term insurance or a mutual fund...

Learn more

Products & Services

We provide a comprehensive array of financial planning and wealth management services to individuals, business owners, professionals, and retirees.

Learn more

Contact Us
  

Central Financial Services

6355 South 56th Street
Lincoln, NE  68516
Phone: (402) 423-4022
Fax: (402) 423-4122

 E-mail: mikec@cfslinc.com

Learn more

Helpful Content

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

 

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.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

The History of Retirement

Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?

View all articles arrow

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Annuity Comparison

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

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

View all calculators arrow

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

View all presentations arrow

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

View all videos arrow