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Kingston, NY 12401

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Barbara Blas, LUTCF

(845) 339-4885

 
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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Barbara Blas, a financial professional in Kingston, NY. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

The cornerstone of our practice is wealth accumulation planning for individuals approaching retirement, and retirement income planning for retirees. Our goal is to help you preserve and grow your assets by recommending comprehensive financial and retirement strategies that reflect your needs, values and risk tolerance. We are committed to helping you understand your financial situation and providing you with high-quality, detailed financial information, services, and products to help you achieve your financial goals, truly enjoy your retirement, and leave something behind for the ones you love.

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

How Compound Interest Works

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.

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