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We're Carpenter Capital Advisors, a financial organization in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. We at Carpenter Capital Advisors 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.

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Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

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

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

How to Retire Early

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When Do You Need a Will?

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