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Has the Stock Market Gone Loco? (Did the President actually use the word loco?)

By Steven Rogé, MBA, AIF®, CMFC® Director of Research and Portfolio Management Wednesday’s stock market drop of over 800 points (over 3%) on the Dow Jones Industrials Average surprised many investors. Comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell set in motion the rise in interest rates. Investors scrutinize every comment from the Chairman to glean...
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5 Tips From Highly Successful People

By Kelley Caponigro Assistant to the Chairman & CEO Although there are many different definitions of success, the four main elements that contribute to success are freedom of time, money, relationships, and purpose. Dan Sullivan, founder of The Strategic Coach, Inc., says that “when you lose sight of these four freedoms, that’s when you start...
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Tariffs, Quotas, and Modern-Day Protectionism

By Steven Rogé, MBA, AIF®, CMFC® Director of Research and Portfolio Manager In keeping with one of President Donald Trump’s promises, we recently saw the enactment of tariffs aimed at reversing unfair trade practices of the Chinese state sponsor companies. This first step was aimed at the steel industry with tariffs on an estimated $60...
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Are You Getting Good Financial Advice or a Sales Pitch?

By Kelley Caponigro Assistant to the Chairman & CEO There are a great deal of articles and theories on how to tell a good financial advisor from a salesperson or product-pusher. The problem is that most salespeople are so good at looking and sounding like the real thing that it can be difficult to unmask...
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In The News

Beware Of Being In A Hospital For “Observation”

Managing Director Rosanne Rogé was recently featured in an article titled “Beware Of Being In A Hospital For ‘Observation,'” written by Karen DeMasters. The article was featured in Financial Advisor Magazine, and discusses the monetary difference of being labeled an inpatient or outpatient when entering a hospital. To view the full article, click here.
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Beware of Being Admitted Under Medicare “Observation”

By Rosanne Rogé, CSA, RFG, CFP® Managing Director Health insurance can be confusing, and unfortunately, it doesn’t get easier as we age. In fact, there’s a new dispute under the Medicare system that seniors need to be aware of when seeking medical attention. Medicare claims that inpatient status begins when you are formally admitted to...
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6 Tips for Protecting Your Identity

By Ronald W. Rogé, MS, CFP® Chairman & CEO Technology has certainly opened a whole new world of possibilities. Cars are driving themselves, we can video chat with friends and family across continents, and information is literally at our fingertips. Unfortunately, there’s always a catch. With all the amazing new pieces of technology comes some...
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Bull Market

Eighth Anniversary of the Bull Market

By Steven Rogé, MBA, CMFC®, AIF® Director of Research and Portfolio Manager March 9, 2017 marked the 8th anniversary of the bull market, and it received lots of publicity in the press and media. There are differing opinions as to whether the stock market is overvalued now that the Dow and S&P 500 indices are...
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Protecting Your Investments from Conflicts of Interest

By Kelley Caponigro Assistant to the Chairman & CEO While many investors may not be aware of the Department of Labors (DOL) six-year battle to establish a fiduciary standard for anyone providing investment advice on retirement accounts, they are surely aware that President Donald Trump has issued a memorandum aimed at delaying these efforts. On...
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