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.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
How Does Your Credit Score Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.