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Long-Term Investing Trumps Short-Term Fears

We are cursed to live in interesting times. This election cycle presented us with two candidates, who, by all accounts, were the two least popular in American history. On November 8th, the American people elected Donald Trump the 45th President […]

Allegheny Financial Group Celebrates 40 Years of Financial Planning

2016 marks Pittsburgh-based financial planning firm’s milestone.

Pittsburgh, PA, October 17, 2016 — Allegheny Financial Group, a financial planning and investment management firm, announces the 40th anniversary of its founding in 1976 by James J. Browne, CFP®, and James […]

Allegheny Financial Group Named One of Pittsburgh’s Top Workplaces

Allegheny Financial Group, a financial planning and investment management firm, is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of Pittsburgh’s Top Workplaces for 2016. The Top Workplaces are determined solely by employee feedback through a survey conducted by […]

Benefits of Purchasing Insurance Through Your Financial Adviser Versus the Internet

Being prepared for life’s unexpected events can be a daunting task that many often put on hold. One way to protect your family and their future is by purchasing insurance.  According to a March 2016 survey conducted by Life Happens, […]

Five Reasons to Use a Financial Adviser (the human kind)

Computers are a prominent way of life and are becoming faster and smarter by the minute.  They are in our everyday appliances, phones, cars, factories, and they even perform life-saving surgeries.  Some people even use a robo adviser to manage […]

Newly Minted Adult Children – What did(n’t) we teach them?

As the parent of three young Millennials, ages 25, 23 and 19 years old, I pondered this question.

I did a fair bit of reflecting this past week as I visited with my parents in New York. I thought long and […]

College Planning: The Six-Step Financial Aid Process

Recent statistics on the cost of college from the Trends in College Pricing 2015, published by the College Board, detail one of the major problems facing students and families paying for higher education.

Since 2005, the average public four-year-cost of attending […]

“Batting leadoff, McCutchen, batting second, McCutchen, batting in the third spot, McCutchen…”

The first quarter of the year is behind us, and investors went for quite a ride in three months.  In baseball parlance, in January and February, we couldn’t buy a hit, while in March, we went on a nice hitting […]

Identity Theft — Don’t Be a Victim

More than likely, you have been touched by identity theft, either personally, or you know someone who has. An average of 12 million people in the US are effected by identity fraud each year.* In today’s cyber world, it is […]

Billy Joel and Investment Success

When I was younger, I didn’t go to nearly enough music concerts.  So now I am making sure I see some of the icons of my youth.  On July 1st, Billy Joel is coming to PNC Park…and I have tickets…very […]