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Palmer Financial, LLC is a family-owned investment management firm serving families in Erie, PA. Our clients are hardworking Americans who have serious questions about how to achieve a comfortable retirement in today’s complex financial world.

We know that the money you have saved represents decades of saving, sacrifice, and prudent financial choices. Our goal is to help you get to that next financial level with dignity, confidence, and without excessive risk.


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Tax Reform: Before and After

Tax Reform: Before and After

What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

 

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

The History of Retirement

Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

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