Welcome to Stark Tax & Financial Service's website. We have been serving Stark County for over 60 years. Our website has been designed to help you learn more about us and our services available to you. We have also included additional resources to help you learn more about financial concepts such taxes, insurance, investing*, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Our website includes articles, investment*, retirement and tax calculators, slide presentations, and videos to help you better understand these financial concepts. Most importantly we hope you see the value of working with financial professionals to help you achieve your goals.
Stark Tax & Financial Service is a name you can trust. We are here to help educate you about the basic concepts of financial management. Stark Tax & Financial Service is trained to assist our customers in evaluating their own special circumstances and goals. Our capable team is trained to help you find the most suitable options.
Whether saving for retirement, preparing for a child’s education or purchasing a vacation home, the guidance of a professional Financial Consultant can provide the necessary guidance to help accomplish your objectives.
*These services are offered by Philip R. Harper, CPA, CFP® through his affilaiton with Avantax
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Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Learn how to address the challenges that women face when planning for retirement.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Learn about the rise of Impact Investing and how it may benefit you.
It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.
When it comes to generational differences, knowing the facts can be difficult.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.