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Our group includes Jerry Starr and Bill Barth as well as an experienced team of financial specialists at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. The Firm's roots trace back to 1832, and previously held the second oldest membership of New York Stock Exchange. Starr | Barth Wealth Management was formed in 1999 and holds a combined 47 years of service in the financial industry.A core belief held by each member of our group is the importance of comprehensive financial planning. As part of our planning process, we focus a great deal of time and attention on the entire client relationship, from establishing and prioritizing goals, to making and implementing recommendations, to reviewing performance and measuring progress. All with the single purpose of helping you achieve your definition of financial success. This client centered approach to financial planning truly separates our wealth management group from other financial advisors.
What We Do
No matter where you are in life – we’re here for you through every step of your financial journey.
Business Retirement Plans
We are committed to working with your organization to deliver innovative, results-oriented strategies. Our step-by-step process has been developed to help you reach your goal of offering a well-designed plan, with high-level service, that helps your valued employees achieve financial security.
College Saving and Funding Plans
As the price of education continues to rise, affording the cost of college requires a customized plan to meet your funding needs, while balancing other expenses and goals.
No matter where you are in life – we’re here to help you every step of the way. We have the knowledge and experience to provide a personalized plan designed to meet your needs.
We’re proud to support the communities we live and work in. We strive to connect with our communities in a meaningful way, bringing about positive change and helping to provide services and resources to help them thrive.
Check out information on upcoming and past events we’re pleased to offer you, virtually and/or in person, on a variety of topics.
Recent Event: Life Happens
Meg Muldoon presented "Life Happens: Adapting Your Estate Plan For Life Events" where she discussed that as your life changes, your financial needs and goals likely will too.
Recent Event: Simple Safeguards from Cybercrime
In an increasingly digital world, it’s more important than ever to take precautions and be aware of how to stay safe from identity theft and cybercrime.
Recent Event: The Power of Feeling Your Best: Rest. Eat. Move.
What does “feeling your BEST” look like?
Stay up-to-date and in-the know about every aspect of your financial picture.
September 16, 2023
Tax & Estate Planning Virtual Seminar
Whether it’s the possibility of tax laws changing soon or recent updates impacting inherited retirement accounts, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to tax and estate planning. Join us for this exclusive virtual seminar where we will explore what to do before the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act sunsets, estate & gift planning strategies, charitable gifting, and income tax planning opportunities, as well as new provisions in Secure Act & Secure Act 2.0, types of beneficiaries and the new 10-year payout, using trusts as beneficiaries, and incorporating Secure Act & Secure Act 2.0 within your financial plan.
September 05, 2023
Evaluating Your College Savings Withdrawal Strategy
If you have a high school senior who will be attending college next year, you’ll need to start withdrawing from your college savings account(s).
Research & Insights
Access our latest research and insights covering market news, financial planning topics, and more.
September Investment Perspectives
In this issue we take a look at BRICS+ and potential investment opportunities, determine if bond market supply matters, and discuss why September is a more worrisome month for stocks than October.
Are You Incorporating Secure Act 2.0 Provisions into Your Financial Plan?
SECURE Act 2.0 is designed not only to make it easier for employers to adopt and administer retirement plans, but also to help individuals save for retirement. There are nearly 100 provisions in this new legislation. Some of these, which are in place now or will become effective in coming years, are highlighted below.
Outlook 2023: Mid-Year Update
In our initial Outlook 2023 publication, we offered a thesis around the concept of two-way risk.