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.
No Cash, No Checks, No Problem
Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.
Inflation - Back to the Future
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?