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1158 Pittsburgh Road
Suite 102
Valencia, PA 16059

Mark Stallsmith

724-898-3003

 
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Financial Planning for all ages

Our first priority is your helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, slideshows, and calculators designed to help you learn more. As you search our site, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

   The Road to Success is Always Under Construction ~ Arnold Palmer

                              

Insurance & Investments

Stallsmith Financial recognizes that each individual, family, or corporation has unique financial goals, objectives and needs. 

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Business Planning

We are dedicated to provide your business with customized, carefully designed strategies.

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About Us

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Business Planning

  • Pension
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401 (k) and SEP and SIMPLE IRA plans

Estate Planning

  • Tax Reduction Strategies
  • Distribution Planning
  • Charitable Gift Planning
  • Second to Die Insurance Policies
  • Long Term Care Insurance

Investments

  • Mutual Funds
  • Fixed Annuities
  • Variable Annuities
  • Traditional and Roth IRA's
  • 403 (b) TSA's
  • 529 College Savings Plans

Insurance

  • Life Insurance
  • Term Insurance
  • Variable Universal Life
  • Whole Life
  • Group Life
  • Disability Income Insurance

Helpful Content

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

TIPS for Inflation

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

Social Security: The \$64,000 Question

Social Security: The \$64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

 

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

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