Financial Planning

Navigating Market Volatility

Over the past several years, creating a portfolio of domestic stocks, bonds, and cash worked perfectly and was hard to beat. While it may be comfortable to settle on an investment strategy that works well, we are always challenging this investment thesis. Behind the scenes we have been exploring alternative sources of returns for our...
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What to Do When Laid Off

By Steven M. Rogé, MBA, CFP®, AIF® Chief Investment Officer As companies struggle to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and many shift from brick-and-mortar based businesses to hybrid or virtual, thousands of people have lost their jobs. According to PEW Research Center, the pandemic has caused layoffs for a quarter of U.S. adults, and a third...
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How Stock Options Work

By Steven M. Rogé, MBA, CFP®, AIF® Chief Investment Officer The late-great Yogi Berra once said, “They give you cash, which is just as good as money.” Back when Yogi was busy winning one of his 13 world championships there wasn’t such a thing as “Incentive Stock Options” or ISOs. It wasn’t until the 1960s...
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Russian – Ukraine Conflict

Unless you have been living off-the-grid, you know by now that Valdemar Putin has ordered the invasion of Ukraine. It’s never pleasant reaching out to you during such a tragic event that will leave a permanent human toll, especially when our focus will naturally be on the effects this event may have on our portfolios....
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Rosanne Rogé Featured in Recent CNBC Article

R.W. Rogé & Company, Inc. Managing Director, Rosanne Rogé, CSATM, RFGSM, CFP®, was recently featured in an article titled “Waiting to talk finance with an aging parent in cognitive decline is a mistake, experts say.” The article was featured on CNBC and discusses the importance of addressing parents aging needs early on. To view the...
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Introducing R W Rogé Mobile

We are excited to announce that R.W. Rogé & Company, Inc. has launched the “R W Rogé Mobile,” interactive app, available for both Apple and Android devices. The app allows Rogé clients to securely review and monitor their account, view quarterly reports, statements, and transactions, and submit and review documents, right in the palm of...
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Congratulations Philip Brucato, CFP®

We are thrilled to announce that after years of attending classes, studying, hard work, and dedication, our Wealth Advisor, Philip Brucato, has obtained the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) is a formal certification granted in recognition of expertise in the areas of financial, estate, and retirement planning, investing and portfolio...
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‘Tis The Season to Stop Giving Cash

By Steven M. Rogé, MBA, CFP®, AIF® Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer Although we are big proponents of giving back to the community year-round, the Holiday season tends to make people even more generous than usual. Perhaps because we are headed into a New Year and are feeling grateful, or perhaps because we are...
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The SECURE Act: Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) and Beneficiary Designations

By Rosanne Rogé, CFP®, CSATM, RFGSM and Christine Parisi, CFP® The SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) that went into effect on January 1, 2020, changed the age at which your Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) are required to begin from age 70 ½ to age 72. Individuals owning assets in an IRA account...
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