Marilyn C. Timbers, CFP ®, CDFA ™


 Marilyn Timbers is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner who has also earned the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst designation. She has more than 20 years of experience in Financial Services with 15 years working with educators. Her primary areas of focus are Retirement Planning and Financial Planning Services surrounding divorce issues. Marilyn assists clients in preparing for their retirement with utilizing customized, risk appropriate and goal oriented Financial Planning.  She has authored several news articles about the effect of divorce on Retirement Planning which were published in NY Daily News, Forbes, Huffington Post, US News, Next Avenue, The Street, Fox Business, and Deseret News. 


At Timbers Financial Strategies - we will help you understand the opportunities that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. Our mission is to empower and educate clients to best prepare for their financial future as they transition through different stages of life. Along with our broker dealer, Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, we will work with you to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind Insurance, Divorce Financial Planning, Investing, and Retirement Planning. We strive for you to appreciate the value of working with skilled professionals when pursuing your financial goals.


At Timbers Financial Strategies, we help clients by providing them with three key tools:

  • a clear understanding of their financial goals;
  • a well-defined roadmap for helping achieve those goals;
  • ongoing advice to help adjust their roadmap when their needs change.


Our services cover all areas of financial management, from investment and retirement planning through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC to risk management and estate conservation. We help our clients develop a personalized and cohesive financial strategy that fits their unique needs and helps enable them to meet both short and long term objectives.



In her spare time, Marilyn proudly serves on the Connecticut Financial Planning Association Board of Directors as Director of Diversity and Inclusion.  Timbers is also a member of the Greenwich Junior League, and volunteers as a Financial Literacy coach for YWCA Domestic Violence Program.