Patterson Financial Services

professional services for investment management & financial stategies

My name is Craig Patterson, CLU, ChFC, CFP® 

As a financial professional with over 30 years experience helping individuals and businesses build their financial futures, I am dedicated to serving Central Pennsylvania.  Please check out my website to learn more about me and the products and professional services that I can provide to you.

Thank you for visiting my website.  I look forward to hearing from you!

Federal Income Tax

This calculator can help you estimate your annual federal income tax liability.

Tax-Deferred Savings

Compare the potential future value of tax-deferred investments to that of taxable investments.

IRA Eligibility

Use this calculator to determine whether you qualify for the different types of IRAs.

Cost of Retirement

Use this calculator to estimate how much income and savings you may need in retirement.

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If Inflation Is Low, Why Are Prices High?

Consumers who go to the grocery store or gas station might wonder what the talk of low inflation is all about.

Do You “Speak” Annuities?

An overview of fixed and variable annuities and how they could provide a guaranteed income stream in retirement.

Options for Retirement Living

Some considerations when deciding where to live in retirement, be it staying in the same community or moving.

Turbulent Times in Emerging Markets

Emerging market investments may have the potential for higher average returns over the long term, but there are risks.

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