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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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Estate Management Checklist

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Bursting the Bubble

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The Half Million Dollar Baby

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Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.

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Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Lifetime of Earnings

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

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