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New office locations for our Indianapolis and New Your offices.
Indianapolis Office (Gail A. Barnes):
8935 N. Meridian Street, Suite 113, Indianapolis, IN 46260
New York Office (Aquaila Barnes):
274 Madison Avenue, Suite 1103, New York, NY 10016
Barnes Financial Services (BFS) is a family-operated practice based in Indianapolis, New York/Tri-State area and Houston. Built on the reputation for educating and assisting small businesses and individuals in pursuing their financial goals, BFS offers personalized accounting, tax & financial services... (read more on our About Us page)
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However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Death is No Excuse
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
The History of Retirement
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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
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Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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