Welcome to Stark Financial Strategies
My company believes that good financial decisions don't have to be confusing. I can provide strategies that can help you make the most of your money and help achieve more of your financial goals.
As your personal financial professional, I can:
- Help you clarify and define your goals
- Recommend solutions that fit your needs
- Deliver timely information
- Explain how changing financial conditions affect you
- Monitor your financial progress
- Make investment planning easier
This site will not only introduce you to my company's philosophy and services, but it will also offer a wealth of educational materials, articles, newsletters, calculators, and other tools -- all designed to keep you up-to-date on financial issues, strategies, and trends.
If you have any questions or want to schedule a complimentary meeting to discuss your specific questions, you can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (770) 554-9660.
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?