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Is Life Insurance Part of Your Financial Plan?

By: Barb Leson, FLMI, Insurance Director

Why not life insurance?
So, you have auto, home, health, and maybe even pet insurance. However, do you have, or have you considered life insurance? Whether you are single, a single parent, married, married with children, […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending September 1, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, CFA, Allegheny Research Team

Global equities closed the week in positive territory with the S&P 500 up 1.0%, the MSCI EAFE up 0.3%, and the MSCI Emerging Market index up 0.6%. Many of the U.S. equity indices are […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending August 25, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

It’s official. U.S. stocks are now in the longest bull market in history. Nine-and-a-half years ago, on March 9th, 2009, the S&P 500 fell to a thirteen-year low of 666—the dreaded mark of the beast! […]

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Allegheny Financial Group a Winner of the Pittsburgh 2018 Top Workplaces Award

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has awarded Allegheny Financial Group a 2018 Top Workplaces honor for the third year in a row. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly […]

Love is Grand—Divorce is a Hundred Grand. How Financial Planning Can Help.

By: Ryan Naples, CFP®

Financial Planning for Divorce
Divorce is something most people brush off casually with a laugh and a smile. “Never going to happen. I’m locked in eternal marital bliss.” But the fact of the matter is, between 40% and […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending August 18, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

Equity markets ended the week in positive territory, but it was a bumpy ride to get there. Fears surrounding the Turkish currency crisis continue to keep investors on guard. The Turkish lira has fallen over […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending August 11, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

More than 90% of S&P 500 constituents have now reported second-quarter earnings with remarkable results. Average earnings growth is 24.6% compared to the second quarter of 2017. This is the second quarter in a row […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending July 28, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

The U.S. economy surged during the second quarter with GDP growing at a 4.1% rate which is the highest quarter in four years and the fourth-best quarter since the expansion began in 2009. This is […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending July 7, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

Last week was a short one with the markets closing early on Tuesday and closed entirely on Wednesday in observance of Independence Day. U.S. equities had a very good week with the S&P 500 returning […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending June 23, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

It was another week of worries surrounding trade leading the financial news cycle. The Dow fell more than 500 points, ending the week down over 2%. China announced they might retaliate against the previously announced […]