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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.

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6355 South 56th Street
Lincoln, NE  68516
Phone: (402) 423-4022
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Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

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When Should You Take Social Security

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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

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

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How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

Rightsizing for Retirement

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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Emerging Market Opportunities

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