Broker Check
18 Years Worth of Days Bridging the Confidence Gap Tuning Your Social Security Benefit Saving for College 101

When it comes to your financial picture, navigating the options that are available and taking action steps is vital to your success.  We know that is not always easy.  You know where you are - and where you want to go, our aim is to help you get there.  At Citizens Financial Services, our client-centered approach, wide range of products, customizable solutions, and in-depth knowledge can take you in the right direction.  You can relax knowing you are working with a firm that has your best interest in mind.
  • Client Center

    Items of interest to you. Visit often, as changes are made frequently.

    Learn more
  • Meet Our Team

    Our advisors and assistants work hard to make your investing experience a pleasant one.

    Learn more
  • Services

    Some of our products and services are listed here. 

    Learn more

Helpful Content

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

9 Facts About Retirement

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

 

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

View all articles arrow

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

View all calculators arrow

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

View all presentations arrow

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

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

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

View all videos arrow