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322 Frankstown Road
Altoona, PA 16602

John Stanek, CFP®

(814) 944-4008

 
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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Hello, I’m John Stanek, a Certified Financial Planner™ located in Altoona, PA. My son Jeff and I understand that in today's world, you are facing unique financial challenges; challenges like no other generation has ever experienced. However, we are here to help take the mystery out of investing. For more than 30 years, I have worked side by side helping hundreds of clients from all over the country in preparing for retirement, college savings, estate strategy and much more.

Please, contact us today and let Jeff and I help you begin your journey toward achieving financial independence.


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Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

5 Smart Investing Principles

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

 

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Earnings for All Seasons

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Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.

Understanding Extended Care

Understanding the types of extended care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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