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The Hafner Financial Group can help you chart a course to your financial future. We build strong relationships and guide our clients on their journey to financial independence with expert, personalized service regardless of their level of wealth.

We offer flexible arrangements meaning we can manage your entire investment portfolio or we can provide guidance in only the areas where you need assistance. Ultimately, our goal is to help you retire when you want with the income you need.

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

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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

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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Estimate Your RMD

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

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