CENTURY ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL SERVICES
Trust Alan to look at your whole personal financial picture and develop a plan – not just sell you product.
Alan P. Stokes, CPA, RFC, has over 30 years of expertise as a licensed CPA. He has experience working with hundreds of small businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals as a CPA and also as a Financial Specialist and strategist. Alan helps his clients keep all their financial affairs working for them – not against them.
Alan has been a licensed financial services representative for over 15 years. He is also a licensed insurance representative in the area of life, health & disability. Clients benefit from Alan’s depth of experience and ongoing education in the field.
For a complimentary meeting with Alan Stokes, call our office at (410) 560-2667.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Value vs. Growth Investing
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.