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Welcome to American Financial Services, Inc! We understand that individuals and businesses face unique challenges as they build wealth and plan for the future. As CPAs and financial professionals we provide tax and wealth management solutions with your unique situation in mind. 

Our firm provides solutions for the Eight Wealth Management Issues®, the constantly changing tax laws, and your financial goals. We work closely with our clients to build a comprehensive investment plan that is considerate of their goals, expectations and the effect of taxes on their portfolio.

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How the Federal Reserve Works

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Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

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Doubling Your Money

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

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

The Power of Compound Interest

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

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?”

Perception vs. Reality

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

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