Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Hello, I’m John Stanek, a Certified Financial Planner™ located in Patton, 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.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
The terms Medicare and Medicaid sound similar but are two very different things. Learn the differences in this informative article.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.