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How We Do Business

 

We use our expertise in taxes and financial planning to help our clients plan and pursue their financial objectives.

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What We Can Offer You

 

We educate our clients and take the mystery out of investing, insurance, estate conservation, and preserving wealth.

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Our Professionals

 

Our team approach offers a range of services to provide more benefits to our clients.

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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

 

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 Does Your Credit Score Compare?

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

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