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Allegheny Financial Group Announces Fourth Annual Good Neighbor Awards

Pittsburgh, PA, February 7, 2018 — Allegheny Financial Group, a financial planning and investment management firm, announced today the recipients of its Fourth Annual Good Neighbor Awards. The ten award recipients include Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry, Avalon Public Library, Girls on […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending February 2, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

There was no hiding from last week’s market sell-off. Domestic equities, international equities, real estate equities, government bonds, corporate bonds, international bonds, and commodities all posted negative numbers for the week. Equities, in particular, took […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 26, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting took place last week in Davos, Switzerland. Elites from around the world met to discuss global economic issues. The group’s mission statement is, “committed to improving the state of […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 19, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

When the Dow moved from 24,000 to 25,000, it was the fastest 1,000 point move in the index’s history taking only 23 trading days. This time, it took only eight trading days for the Dow […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 12, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

Equity markets extended their hot start into the second week of 2018. Both domestic and international indices are in the 4% range year-to-date already. Investors are increasing their equity exposure hoping to capitalize on the […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 5, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

After posting impressive double-digit returns in 2017, domestic and international equities picked up right where they left off with the S&P 500 and MSCI EAFE both returning around 2.5% for the first week of 2018. […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending December 31, 2017

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

It has been a quiet and steady climb that put domestic, foreign, and emerging markets equities well into double-digit returns for 2017. International equities outperformed domestic equities for the first year since 2012, reminding us […]

A New Year’s Resolution

By: Matt Kelly, CFP®

It’s that time of year again. The snow has started falling. The holidays are seemingly stacked on top of one another. We have time off from work and our busy schedules. And, the days […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending December 15, 2017

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

The Fed followed through with the anticipated 0.25% Fed Funds rate hike this past Tuesday. This was the third rate hike of the year leaving the target Fed Funds Rate range from 1.25% to 1.50%. […]

Finding Balance with Your Finances

By: Ryan Walczak, CFP®

According to a survey of finance industry professionals,1 problems with money or finances is one of the top three causes of divorce in our country1 (Exhibit 1). The interesting part is that it isn’t […]