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The Importance of Personal Umbrella Policies

  What would happen if you or your child caused a car accident that resulted in serious injuries or the deaths of others? How would you pay for the treatment and damages of someone who was hurt in your home and claimed negligence? What happens when they claim to have suffered greatly because of the...
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Recent Market Volatility

By Steven Rogé, MBA, AIF®, CMFC® Director of Research and Portfolio Management The S&P 500 closed in bear market territory last week for the first time since 2008.  A bear market is defined as a loss of greater than 20% from its previous high, which occurred in September of 2018.  The stock market has been...
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T’was the Night Before Harry’s Retirement

  In January 2006 I wrote the following poem titled, “T’was the Night Before Harry’s Retirement.” I paraphrased the 1823 poem from Clement C. Moore’s “A Visit from St. Nicholas” to describe some of the problems we are seeing today with clients who are nearing retirement. More than a decade later the poem is still...
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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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How to Make a Tax Free Charitable Contribution From Your IRA

By Rosanne Rogé, CSA, RFG, CFP® Managing Director For those age 70 ½ who are required to make annual Required Minimum Distributions (RMD’s) from their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA’s), the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has given individuals, who can afford to be philanthropic, a gift in the form of a tax break. The Tax...
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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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A Little-Known Veterans Benefit: Aid-and-Attendance

By Rosanne Rogé, CSA, RFG, CFP® Managing Director As a former Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves, there is a special place in my heart for our wartime veterans.  After all, the reason I have the freedom to write this article and do everything else I want to do is because of the sacrifices they...
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Exciting Announcement!

We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Christine M. Parisi, CFP® is rejoining our firm on May 29, 2018, as a Senior Wealth Advisor. Christine was a valued member of the R.W. Rogé & Company team from 2002 to 2008. In 2008 she left full-time employment to care for her growing family. Christine earned her...
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The Latest Technology for Aging in Place

By Rosanne Rogé, CSA, RFG, CFP® Managing Director Like many things, aging is certainly not what it was years ago. Today, older adults can age much more gracefully with the help of advances in healthcare, as well as cutting-edge technology. According to the Society of Senior Advisors (CSA), below are some of the most recent...
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