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Welcome to Orazio Financial Services!

Our site has been updated to enhance your experience with our firm. On our site, you can:

We have also included links to useful financial websites and calculators for auto loans, mortgages and college education costs. We hope you enjoy the new features…and our new look!

This year, 2016, marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of Orazio Financial Services (OFS). We are proud of the commitment we have made in providing the highest level of advice and personalized service to our clients. We work for you, not someone else. If you are an existing client, thank you for the trust you have placed in us to help you achieve your goals. If you are new to us, welcome to our family. We invite you to explore our new site and get to know us.

We are proud of the impact we have made on our client's lives and the community that has supported us over the past two decades. Here’s to another 25 years!

Sincerely,

Paul V. Orazio, CFP®

President and Co-Founder

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