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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?

By: Sherry Kendrick, CFP®

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 […]

College Planning: The Six-Step Financial Aid Process

By: Steve Kutlenios, CFP®, CFA®, CCPS®

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 […]

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

By: David Jeter, CFP®

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 […]

Identity Theft — Don’t Be a Victim

By: Nancy D. McKee, CFP®

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 […]

Billy Joel and Investment Success

By: David Jeter, CFP®

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 […]

Allegheny Financial Group Announces ‘Good Neighbor’ Awards for Five Community Organizations

Awards will help to support the efforts of neighboring organizations of Allegheny Financial Group that strongly impact the North Hills community.

Pittsburgh, PA, January 8, 2016 — Allegheny Financial Group, a financial planning and investment management firm, announces […]

Allegheny Financial Group Announces Donation for Purchase of Medical Service Dogs for Pittsburgh-Area Veterans

Pittsburgh, PA, November 17, 2015—Allegheny Financial Group announces a donation for the purchase of three Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs for Pittsburgh-area veterans who are suffering from disabilities such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury. A check […]

November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month

By: Barb Leson, FMLI

November is the ideal time to discuss long-term care with your financial advisor and learn how they can help you plan for a more secure future. At least 70% of people over the age of 65 will […]

Remembering Investment Returns vs. Investor Returns

By: Mark A. Manetti, CFP®

Do you happen to remember the top headlines from this time last year?  Chances are that you may not recall, and it happens to all of us from time to time.  Our memory can sometimes fail […]