Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, at Barber Financial we understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (814) 371-8187. We look forward to hearing from you.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.