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At Black Financial Services, we focus on serving the financial needs of businesses and individuals in Minnesota. We are an independent financial services firm specializing in helping retirees and pre-retirees build a comfortable retirement and helping achieve their long-term financial goals. 

 

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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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

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The Rule of 72

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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Do You Feel Lucky?

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