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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.

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.

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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...

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

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Central Financial Services

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

 E-mail: mikec@cfslinc.com

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