At Black Financial Services, we focus on serving the financial needs of businesses and individuals in Minnesota. We are an independent financial services firm specializing in helping retirees and pre-retirees build a comfortable retirement and helping achieve their long-term financial goals.
Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Capital Gains Tax Estimator
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition waiting to claim them.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?