Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Welcome, we are Platinum Wealth Strategies, a financial organization in Altoona, PA. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.
Travel, Without the Baggage
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
A collection of tips from professional travelers.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
What does your home really cost?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.