Scaling the stock market

Trade War: Reality or Hype?

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How much of the volatility we are seeing in the stock market is related to the trade war with China? What are the potential dangers if the talks fail to find a resolution? What should investors be doing now? Watch Szarka Financial’s CEO…
Timeless Financial Tips for Financial Success

What should you do with your old U.S. Savings Bonds?

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A lot of people still hold U.S. Savings Bonds. What exactly are they and are Savings Bonds a good investment? What are the pros and cons of old Savings Bonds? Watch Szarka Financial’s CEO Les Szarka, CFP®, ChFC®, discuss these issues…
Timeless Financial Tips for Financial Success

Five Timeless Tips for Financial Success

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 There are a myriad of tips regarding financial planning. Today we are going to discuss a few that have stood the test of time. Watch Szarka Financial’s CEO Les Szarka, CFP®, ChFC®, discuss these tips with Fox 8 News Anchors Stefani…

4 Times You Really Need to Talk to a Financial Advisor

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;" What are the 4 times you really need to talk to a financial advisor? What kind of emotional mistakes do people make during a divorce? If aging parents want to stay in their homes, and how do you pay for that? How soon before retirement should…
Senior Citizens Filing for Bankruptcy

Why are so Many More Senior Citizens Filing for Bankruptcy?

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The number of senior citizens who are filing for bankruptcy has increased significantly in a short amount of time. What is causing this? What can families do to help their loved ones avoid becoming part of this statistic? Photo by Wade Austin…
Fiduciary Rule how to help yourself

The Investor Fiduciary Rule is Officially Dead! So who's Protecting Investors Now?

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;" What happened with the Investor Fiduciary Rule - why did it "die"? Where does that leave investors now and who's the most vulnerable? What you can do to help protect yourself. Watch Szarka Financial’s CEO Les Szarka, CFP®, ChFC®,…
Cleveland senior financial planner advisor

Is it Time to Jump Back into Stocks?

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  Compared to a few months ago, things seem pretty calm right now, but what risks are still out there that we should be watching out for? Is it time to get back into buying stocks? Watch Szarka Financial’s CEO Les Szarka, CFP®,…
Index funds gain popularity and have hidden risks

The Hidden Risk of Index Funds

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There is a lot of discussion today about investing in index funds. Why have they become so popular? Are there any risks with using Index funds? In what circumstances are they appropriate to use? Watch Szarka Financial’s CEO Les Szarka,…
Plan ahead for later-in-life events

Planning Ahead for "Later-in-Life” Events

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  Who would this apply to? How do people go about deciding if this is an option they would even want to consider? What are the advantages of making this move? Watch Szarka Financial’s CEO Les Szarka, CFP®, ChFC®, discuss these issues…
Scaling the stock market

Scaling the Market: Some Potential Dangers the Market Could be Facing

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  Who would this apply to? How do people go about deciding if this is an option they would even want to consider? What are the advantages of making this move? Watch Szarka Financial’s CEO Les Szarka, CFP®, ChFC®, discuss these issues…