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107 Pearl Street
Cochranton, PA 16314

Judith Shonnard

(814) 425-3953

 
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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

These services are offered by Judith Shonnard through her affiliation with HD Vest

Helpful Content

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

 

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

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