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.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.