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    • WELCOME TO BARWICK CONSULTING SERVICES, INC.

      What Baby Boomers need to know to maximize retirement income.

    • A FEW WORDS ABOUT US

      We here at Barwick Consulting Services, Inc. specialize in looking at the WHOLE PICTURE for our clients by re-allocating and re-positioning retirement assets for safety, growth, legacy planning, and income planning. We gather complete information to help our clients make informed decisions in an easy to understand manner to assist with their particular situation.
    • Our primary goal is keeping our clients' money safe from volatile and risky investments.

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      Financial Services

      Financial Services

      Our primary goal is keeping our clients' money safe from volatile and risky investments.

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    • Developing the right portfolio of insurance products is an essential step toward a comprehensive financial program or estate planning.

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      Insurance Services

      Insurance Services

      Developing the right portfolio of insurance products is an essential step toward a comprehensive financial program or estate planning.

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    • Check our very informative educational video page. Here you can watch and learn some valuable information about financial and insurance services.

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      Educational Videos

      Educational Videos

      Check our very informative educational video page. Here you can watch and learn some valuable information about financial and insurance services.

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    • “Your article on annuities [Does An Annuity Belong In Your Retirement Plan?] did not demonstrate that an annuity always improves a retirement plan.” True, Warren Buffet’s retirement plan would not be improved by an annuity because he will not face the mortality and investment risks of a retiree with limited resources. Retirees with limited resources face the risk that if they live too long,[...]

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      A crystal ball into the stock market’s performance – wouldn’t that be useful! While predicting market performance to-a-t is not possible, you can help protect your savings by preparing for market uncertainty. Market Uncertainty Heightens This past December marked the worst decline for stocks since the financial crisis in 2008. This decline brought an uneasiness for pre-retirees. While [...]

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      Tax season has officially started and if you’re an early bird looking ahead to April, you might have already started filing your 2018 taxes. Regardless where you are in the process, here are a few tips to keep in mind for tax season this year. Taxes in retirement are not exactly the same as when you’re working, but you will find some similarities. In retirement you are taxed on income the [...]

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    • By Andy Ives, CFP®, AIF® IRA Analyst Question: In 2017, I opened a Roth IRA through my company. Being over 65, I mistakenly thought I could convert Traditional IRA funds to the Roth if I paid tax on the rollover amount. In August 2018, I had Schwab roll $50,000 into my Roth from my traditional IRA. This month (February 2019) when doing my 2018 taxes, I realized that conversions are not [...]

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      “GAP ANALYSIS”

      February 18, 2019

      By Andy Ives, CFP®, AIF® IRA Analyst There are many gaps. Generation gap, stop-gap, The Gap Band. In baseball you can hit into the gap. Football linemen have an A-gap, B-gap and C-gap to concern themselves with. Of course, there is the Cumberland Gap. And there is a very important gap to consider when dealing with IRAs – the “Gap Period.” The gap period begins on the date of death [...]

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      By Sarah Brenner, JD IRA Analyst Question: If I convert Trad IRA funds to a Roth IRA, does the ratio of After-Tax Contribution to Total IRA holdings include 401k holdings or only IRA holdings. I am a recently retired pilot and want to make Trad to Roth IRA conversions this year and in the next four or five years before I’m required to begin RMDs. I have about $80k in after-tax Trad IRA[...]

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