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717 South Willow Street
PO Box 969
North Platte, NE 69101

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Lance Carlson

(308) 534-9621

 
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Welcome to Carlson Financial Group, Inc.

Carlson Financial Group, Inc. is an independent insurance and financial services firm committed to helping our clients improve their long term financial success. Our focus is to deliver an unprecedented level of personalized service and to help our clients solve their financial problems though the use of insurance and investment products. We have 80 professionals across the state of Nebraska as well as Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, South Dakota and Texas. We take a hands on approach in helping our clients make good decisions about risk and money.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.


Carriers & Partners

We understand that no 2 people are alike. Find out which carriers and partners we use to find a product to fit your individual needs.

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Our Services

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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