Atlanta
Scarlet Oak Financial Services

 

Mon - Fri 9.00- 5:00
APPOINTMENT ONLY

Blog

The Impact of Oil and Elections- Atlanta and Beyond

The Impact of Oil and Elections- Atlanta and Beyond

Last week, markets experienced a 4-day winning streak before dropping on Friday, November 9. Despite those losses, domestic indexes posted gains for the week.[1] The S&P 500 increased 2.13%, the Dow added 2.84%, and the NASDAQ was up 0.68%.[2] International stocks in the MSCI EAFE had slight growth, ending the week up 0.20%.[3] From interest rates to…

Atlanta home buying assistance programs

Downpayment Assistance Programs in Atlanta

Buying a home is part of the American dream, and plenty of people living in and around Atlanta hope to purchase a home of their own someday. That day could be closer than you think, if you take advantage of one of the many programs available to help with the down payment. Coming up with…

How to profit in Atlanta

Profit from A Conservative Administration in Atlanta

While your long-term investment strategy shouldn’t change every four years, you may be able to maximize financial growth by investing in stocks that stand a good chance of winning out in the short term through tax policy, legislative changes, and other political actions. With a Republican administration in charge of Washington, it’s a good idea…

How to buy a new Car in Atlanta

How to purchase a car in Atlanta

Purchasing a Car in Atlanta? We have provided this Step-by-Step Guide. Buying a new or newer vehicle can be daunting, since it’s one of the bigger purchases many people make. If you want to minimize costs, consider these steps. Do Your Homework Trade-In or Private Sale: Bring your existing car to CarMax or AutoTrader to…

Georgia Social Security Changes

Social Security in Atlanta

Before you visit an Atlanta Social Security offices, there are a few things you need to know. Here is a list of documents you may need to complete forms. Bring Necessary Documentation – When you are on the phone with the representative, make sure you ask them what forms you will need to bring to…

Social Security offices in Atlanta

Social Security – A Woman’s Lifesaver

Social Security is a retirement, disability and life insurance program and if you’re a Woman, this can be a life saver in retirement. It’s not that women are more interested in a financially secure old age than men. Americans of both sexes rely on Social Security for critical support in their retirement years, but for…

Atlanta Social Security Office

Social Security Isn’t Just for Retirement

When you think of Social Security, you probably think about retirement. It’s true that the program provides critical income for millions of retired Americans, but Social Security also does much more. Designed as a safety net to provide older people who could no longer work with a basic income, Social Security has grown into a…

Top Fee Based Atlanta Financial Planners

Retirement Questions Atlanta Citizen’s Commonly Fear

Living in Atlanta Georgia means we work hard. We also have big decisions on if we are going to stay, live and then retire in the surrounding Metro Area. But research say’s that we have fear around retirement and a bigger fear about Social Security? A startling number of Baby Boomers do, so don’t feel silly…

What women in Atlanta need to know about divorce

Financial Divorce in Atlanta

How does a Divorce in Atlanta financially affect YOU? A huge question that we at Scarlet Oak Financial get all the time. I myself have been through divorce and I do not wish this on ANYONE. Lucky for me I was living in Decatur, Georgia and had a great support system with family and friends.…

How does IRS Savers Credit work?

Saver’s Credit Helps Atlanta Residents

It can be tough paying your bills and saving for retirement sometimes. That’s especially true if you’re living in Metro Atlanta or another large city with a relatively high cost of living. However if you meet certain criteria, you may benefit from the IRS Saver’s Credit. If you would like more information on the Atlanta Savers…

Share This