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BenchMark Financial Network is an independently owned and operated financial services firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA that serves financial advisors and their clients through a strategic "regional" relationship with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, one of the nation's largest independently managed broker-dealers.

Our goal is to assist financial professionals and their clients grow and protect assets wisely, with an ongoing commitment to our core values of  trust, integrity, and passion.

Whether you are a prospective or current client, financial professional, or financial institution, we look forward to the opportunity to work with you in the future as we continue to set the standard in the Investment & Insurance industry!

BenchMark Cetera Advisor Networks LLC at a glance...

Founded in 1998; Headquartered just north of Pittsburgh, PA.
Comprised of over 80 Financial Advisors and Institutions.
One of Pittsburgh Area's 5 Largest Financial Services Firms
(Pittsburgh Business Times 2012 book of Lists,
Ranked by Number of Registered Representatives).

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A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.


When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

The History of Retirement

Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.


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