The Department of Labor's New Fiduciary Rule What Does it Really Mean?

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its final Fiduciary Rule in early April, which will become effective next year at this time. This rule was first introduced nearly six years ago and has gone through some significant changes during…

Top 3 reasons you may not need life insurance anymore

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Do you still need life insurance once your kids are grown and gone? Watch Szarka Financial’s Senior Financial Planner Mark Stratis, CFP® and Fox 8 News Anchor Todd Meany, discuss the top three reasons you may not need life insurance anym…

Low Interest Rates are here to stay, so what’s the best Investment advice for Retirees?

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Low interest rates are here to stay, so what are seniors to do who need to be earning something on their investments when they don’t have any other income? Listen to Les Szarka share tips with Fox 8 News Anchor Stefanie Schaeffer on why seniors…

How to keep Health Care Expenses from Bankrupting Your Retirement

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How does this affect our average viewer nearing or already in retirement? How does someone even prepare for those huge potential healthcare expenses? What does that mean for those in retirement? Will they run out of money? What should people…

Thinking of Starting a Business? What You Need to Know

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Thinking of Starting a Business? What You Need to Know Starting a business can be a trying time in any man's life, despite age. Chuck Conrad is here to talk about what you need to do to make your idea a reality. We all have so many ideas and…

Blended Families - The Brady Bunch Effect

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What are some of the financial planning issues that come up with blended families? What are the other effects of legal marriage What are other important issues for blended families?

Moving Up the Ladder - Starting an Encore Career

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While most hope they'll enjoy a long, successful career in a field they love, that's not always the case. When an individual wants something more - or different - from their professional ventures, the encore career can be a terrific option. Listen…

Management decisions: Top 3 things that catch people off guard regarding Social Security

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There are often many questions surrounding social security, particularly as it pertains to collecting your fair share when you retire. Alex Menassa, senior financial advisor for Szarka Financial, shares his detailed knowledge on the ins and…

Networking - Quality vs. Quantity

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We just had over 70 people attend one of our networking events, for those experiencing a job transition, during which I observed candidates “working the room”, but doing so with no real objective or purpose. Unfortunately, I see this happen…

Your Unseen Killer Debt

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Killer debt: some 43 million American -- nearly one in five adults -- have overdue medical bills tarnishing their credit reports. Unfortunately for some, these unpaid medical debts may be the result of errors and inconsistencies related to America’s…