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Trade Wars

  Trade Wars Q & A   Q) What’s happening and who’s involved? A) Even preceding his time on the campaign trail, Trump has long… Read more Read more

Shape Up Your Retirement Plan Savings

A common goal that can be easily forgotten about is getting our retirement savings in better shape. Retirement accounts through our employer can be one of the most attractive way to save, and while employer sponsored plans have long been a main source of retirement income for many workers over time, the retirement landscape has shifted. Read more

Consensus Trades

Consensus Trades No matter how logical the original prediction was, consensus trades often seem to end up being unprofitable. One has to ask, how can… Read more Read more

Ask Your Portfolio Professional

  Fragasso’s Portfolio Management Department is a team of seasoned professionals that establish allocation guidelines and provide asset class recommendations to help build our clients’… Read more Read more

Retirement Plan Success Series: Part 4: Investment Decisions and Canaries

“Too many investment options,” “underperformance,” “retail share class,” “inappropriate benchmarks.” This is just a sampling of claims made in a rash of lawsuits filed within… Read more Read more

Brexit Has Happened And It’s Time To Move On

On June 23, in what will go down as a historic day in global politics, British citizens voted to end their 43-year relationship with the… Read more Read more

Avoid Traffic Jams On The Way To Retirement

For some, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning to the summer vacation season. With the average cost of gas expected to be the lowest… Read more Read more

Building a Strong Relationship With Your Financial Advisor

Let’s start by asking why you should want a strong relationship with your advisor. Some folks manage their own investments and some others use their… Read more Read more

New Year, Not So New Markets

  Welcome to 2016. The new year is often a definitive marker for what has been, what will be and by which we measure life’s… Read more Read more

A Look Back on 2015 – A Year of Volatility

We began the year with tragedy. On Jan. 7, 2015, two Islamist terrorists attacked the French offices of the satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in… Read more Read more

Musings on Parallels

There is concern in some quarters over the length of the current stock market recovery, world events and a myriad of other financial influences. In… Read more Read more

Mind the Gap

Despite grand campaigns for equality, the United States gender pay gap has hardly budged in a decade, with American women on average still earning only… Read more Read more