Virtual Office Services

Local Expertise | National Reach

In today’s economy it is vital to establish your business in the right location.  Does your home, post office box or local coffee shop present the professional image you are trying to portray?  Our Virtual Office Services gives your business the professional makeover needed for success. It is often said, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. This is true for your business as well.  Let Virtual Office Services by Castle Financial help give your business a professional first impression. Virtual Office Services by Castle Financial gives your business the professional image needed to become “Big Business” without the costly expense of leasing and running office space.  You simply pay for the services you need.

  • Professional Business Address

    Give your business a professional image by providing a dedicated Business Address

  • Business Work Space, Private Offices, Meetings Rooms

    Professionally appointed meeting and work spaces offer a private and productive place to conduct business and meet your clients. Rent an office or conference room by the hour, day, or full-time.

  • Business Package Monthly Rates Starting As Low As $59

    Choose the services you need at a price that fits your budget. Don’t pay extra for services that don’t fit your business. We can help you choose the best plan or services for you.

  • Residential Mail Handling And Forwarding

    We receive and handle mail for frequent travelers and seasonal “snowbirds.” We can hold your mail for pick-up, forward your mail to your location, or scan and send your 1st class mail by e-mail. Your choice!

  • Residential Package Reception

    Package reception service is the smart way to safeguard your online purchases. We receive your packages or deliveries and keep them in our secure facility until you pick them up. Delivery service is available.

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More Virtual Office Services

  • Business License Hang
  • Lobby Listing
  • Registered Agent Service
  • Administration Time
  • Black And White or Color Copies
  • Faxing
  • Notary Services
  • Conference Room Space (Up To 8 People)
  • Training Room Space (Up To 30 People)

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Business Startup Consulting

The Internet has transformed the business world. There are expert blogs and curation sites, covering every aspect of business and leadership. With a few Internet searches, anyone can find all the recommendations and advice that even the best consultants have at their disposal today. All that is missing are the skills and experience to execute. The startup world today doesn’t need consultants, but they do need specialists and professionals with experience and expertise who can do the job, and provide coaching while producing results, at a predictable cost. Wouldn’t you like to increase your business opportunities? Castle Business Solutions is the answer.

  • What Are The Most Preventable Failures A Startup Faces?

  • What Questions Do I Need To Ask Myself Before Starting A New Business?

  • What Form Should My Company Take?

  • What Are The Biggest Challenges To Starting A Business?

  • I Have Always Been An Employee. How Do Taxes, Payroll And Insurance Differ?

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I have spent years learning the proper techniques for taking excellent photography. When I decided to incorporate my business my choice was to contact Castle Business Solutions. They walked me through the incorporation process and have me up and running under a solid business plan. They even have help with my marketing. If you know your business, but need help with the business part of running your business, contact Castle Business Solutions.

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Personal Property Appraisals

While it may be entertaining to wonder what your valuables are worth, there are practical reasons to have your treasured items valued by a qualified and professional personal property appraiser. Your insurance company may require proof of the existence, the condition, and the replacement value of your antiques or silver collection. Your charitable “gift” donation of over $5000 will require evidence to verify the value if you wish to claim it as a deduction. An appraisal may also be necessary for the equitable distribution of property in order to settle an estate or divorce. When the time comes that you need a qualified personal property appraiser, the professionals at Castle Business Solutions have the experience to research and provide an opinion of value that is credible and unbiased. All Castle Business Solution personal property appraisals are Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), and as such, are IRS compliant.

What Is A Personal Property Appraisal?

A Personal Property Appraisal is a comprehensive report that gives an opinion of the value for any sort of property at a given point in time and for an intended use.

What Would Be Considered Personal Property?

Personal property is defined as anything one owns which is not a permanent part of your real property. For a home, this could include furniture, jewelry, artwork, antiques, appliances, kitchen contents, clothes, carpets, drapes, computer and electronic equipment, clocks, mirrors, linens, garden equipment, tools, sporting goods, and any other item of value. For a business or church, an asset inventory would include furniture and fixtures, equipment and any other item of value other than merchandise (retail stock) held for commercial resale.

What Types Of Personal Property Do You Appraise?

We specialize in appraising general personal property items such as furniture, decorative items, pottery, porcelain, silver, and some types of business and industrial equipment. If items need to be included in the assignment that are beyond the scope of our ability, we will enlist a specialist appraiser.

Why Would I Need An Appraisal Service?

There are many reasons a client would seek an appraisal. Some of the more common reasons are to determine the value of items for insurance purposes, for equitable distribution of property for estates or divorce purposes, and for tax-deductible donations. Our appraisals comply with Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and IRS regulations.

How Long Does A Personal Property Appraisal Take?

The length of time it takes to complete a Personal Property Appraisal assignment depends on the complexity of the job. Most appraisal reports can be delivered within a few weeks. On the other hand, a complex appraisal assignment may take several months. During our initial meeting in your home or business, we will thoroughly explain the entire appraisal process and answer all your questions.

What About Privacy?

Castle Business Solutions, Inc., understands your concern about confidentiality and privacy, and we assure you that these are among our highest business principles. As a client of Castle Business Solutions your records will be kept protected and secure.

How Much Do Your Services Cost?

Appraisals are provided at an hourly rate. Fees represent the steps taken to best determine an opinion of value. These steps include inspecting and photographing each item, research, value analysis, and preparation of the appraisal report. To insure a fair and objective appraisal of our client’s property, we will not charge a percentage of the property value for an appraisal. In addition, we do not buy any items or estates that we appraise.

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Forensic Accounting

Is Your Business... Vulnurable To Actively Preventing Completely Ignoring Already Encountering Fraud?

As the economy struggles to find its foothold, many businesses, as well as individuals, are facing the greatest financial concerns in recent memory. Protecting valuable and increasingly scarce resources has become a monumental test. The many conditions brought by a turbulent economy are factors which often lead to fraud. A risk analysis or fraud examination conducted by an ACFE Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), can highlight weaknesses in your business and recommendations for a proactive fraud deterrence program. A strong fraud prevention program helps increase the confidence investors, regulators, employees and the general public have in the integrity of your business.

  • What Are Red Flags You Should Look For?

  • How Do Offenders Get Caught?

  • In What Areas Or Departments Is Fraud Most Likely To Occur?

  • What Type Of Occupational Fraud Costs Businesses The Most?

  • Is There A Correlation Between Employee Position And Fraud?

Is A Fraud Prevention Check-Up Right For You?

  • It is an affordable, easy-to-use way to identify gaps in your company’s fraud prevention processes.
  • By identifying risks early, you have a chance to fix the problem before losing money and becoming a victim of fraud.
  • It is a great opportunity to establish a relationship with a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) whom you can call when fraud questions arise.
  • Since the risk of fraud can be reduced but is rarely eliminated, it is likely your company will experience fraud in future and will need a CFE’s assistance.
  • Strong fraud prevention processes bolster the confidence investors, regulators, your employees and the general public have in the integrity of your company’s reports, which will help you attract and retain not only capital but qualified and dedicated employees.

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ (ACFE) 2014 Global Fraud Study revealed that the typical organization loses a median of 5% of revenues each year due to fraud. On a global scale, this translates to losses of approximately $3.7 trillion, according to anti-fraud experts.

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)2014 Global Fraud Study

According to the ACFE, the median loss caused by fraud was $145,000, with 22% of those cases reporting losses of at least $1 million. Identity theft and cybercrime—especially credit card abuse—were among some of the most common sources of fraud in small businesses.

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The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)Financial Impact of Fraud

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Thank You For Choosing Castle Business Solutions

Our attention to service and quality has made us an industry leader. At Castle Business Solutions, the customer always comes first, and we constantly strive to exceed your expectations!

With our wide range of products and services, you’re sure to find the exact assistance you need for your financial questions and concerns. Our qualified staff is ready to provide you with expert guidance.

Our GOAL is to provide service which offer the highest quality asset protection and financial management to you, our client. By providing accurate, confidential, and professional services we give our clients “peace of mind”. This ensures when a property loss occurs or when planning for life events our clients are fully prepared and knowledgable.


Marcia Braun Ph.D.

Marcia Braun Ph.D.


Marcia Braun, Ph.D., GPPA, is the owner of Castle Financial Services. Dr. Braun received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Notre Dame. She has experience appraising residential and business contents, collectibles, memorabilia, antiques, and decorative arts.

Areas of expertise include: estate, downsizing, divorce, and insurance appraisals. Dr. Braun has completed the 40-­hour Graduate Personal Property Appraiser course. Her appraisals have been reviewed and approved by Master Appraisers as part of her training requirements. All appraisals are prepared in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and, as such, can be used for tax purposes with the IRS.

Dr. Braun is a member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the American Evaluation Association (AEA), and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Stuart Wolfarth MBA, CFE

Stuart Wolfarth MBA, CFE

Partner Emeritus

Stuart brings thirty (30) years of accounting, fraud examination and tax experience to Castle Financial Services, Inc.

Retired from the South Bend Police Department, South Bend, Indiana during his service having been a Crime Scene Technician (CSI), Robbery/Financial Crimes Investigator and a Vehicular Crash Investigation Specialist.

He holds Bachelors in Accounting & Public Affairs from Indiana University and a Masters in Economic Crime & Fraud Management from Utica College in New York. Stuart has been awarded the globally preferred Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential by The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

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