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Judy Loy

Judy Loy, ChFCâ, is a Registered Investment Advisor and CEO at Nestlerode & Loy Investment Advisors, State College, Pa. A graduate of Penn State University, Loy has been with the firm since 1992, assisting clients with retirement planning, brokerage services and investment advice. She can be reached at jloy@nestlerode.com.

Articles by Judy Loy

Know Your Options for Financial Gifts and Charitable Giving This Holiday Season
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Know Your Options for Financial Gifts and Charitable Giving This Holiday Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
With the holidays and the end of the year approaching, people are thinking about gifts and charitable giving. There are many ways to give, but some ways have more advantages than others. If you are lucky enough to have funds or investments which you feel you can give, here are some various ideas. [Read More]
What to Know About Exchange-Traded Funds
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What to Know About Exchange-Traded Funds
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
The typical investor puts money into their retirement plan and sets an allocation of mutual funds to fit their time frame and risk tolerance. Mutual funds have historically been the investment of choice for plans and investors in general, but there is a (relatively) new kid on the block, Exchange-Tr [Read More]
Annuities: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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Annuities: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Depending on what or who you read, annuities are either the best thing for people in retirement or the worst investment option available. In reality, annuities have gotten a bad rap for several reasons. [Read More]
The Future of Business: Blockchain
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The Future of Business: Blockchain
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Blockchain technology helped with the emergence of Bitcoin but its potential for business changes is explosive. [Read More]
Retirement Basics
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Retirement Basics
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
As pension plans (defined benefit plans) gave way to 401(k) (defined contribution plans), more and more people now depend on investments for their retirement. There are some simple steps to take that can help you towards a successful retirement. [Read More]
The Return of Inflation and Rising Interest Rates
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The Return of Inflation and Rising Interest Rates
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Inflation is the rise in prices for goods and services and thus the worth of the currency is falling; inflation can also be described as the decline in purchasing power of a currency. A ‘normal’ inflation rate is part of a healthy economy and the Federal Reserve has as one of its three goals, [Read More]
Italy and the European Economy: A Troubled Beauty
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Italy and the European Economy: A Troubled Beauty
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
This past month I was lucky enough to join a group of friends for a trip to Italy. My husband, Steve, and I have never been to Europe so it was a trip of a lifetime. My travel made me want to learn more about the economy and government of Italy and their precarious position in the Eurozone. [Read More]
Yield, Returns, Income and More: Know the Lingo
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Yield, Returns, Income and More: Know the Lingo
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
I am as guilty of it as anyone. When one has been in any industry for a long time, they speak the lingo. Problems arise when one continues to speak it to people who aren’t in the industry. The results can be confusing. [Read More]
The Fall and Rise of Financials
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The Fall and Rise of Financials
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Many positives are coming for the financial sector. The question is whether they can navigate successfully for higher earnings and margins without the risk of overextending themselves into another crisis. [Read More]
How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect Families and Businesses?
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How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect Families and Businesses?
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Improving economic conditions and lower unemployment have led to the FOMC raising the federal funds target rate by 25 basis points (added .25 percent to previous estimates) to a range of 1.50 percent to 1.75 percent this month. The Fed expects to increase rates another three times this year and thr [Read More]
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