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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

Yield, Returns, Income and More: Know the Lingo
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Yield, Returns, Income and More: Know the Lingo
4 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
8 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?
12 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]
Rediscovering Volatility
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Rediscovering Volatility
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
For those following the stock markets in 2018, market volatility has returned with a vengeance. The past several years of calm uptrend was abnormal and now we are back to the way equity markets are supposed to be. Stocks have risk and that’s why they have higher rewards. [Read More]
Financial Equality for Women Will Benefit All
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Financial Equality for Women Will Benefit All
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Not only is gender equality a matter of eliminating discrimination but it also creates opportunity for countries, companies and the economy. Studies and models suggest that improving gender parity can result in significant economic improvement. [Read More]
Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the one almost known as the “Cut Cut Cut Act,” is the biggest tax reform bill in decades. What’s the good, the bad and the ugly? [Read More]
The Teflon Market
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The Teflon Market
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
The good news is that secular bull markets, which we seem to be in now, tend to last 18-20 years. But they do have short-term downturns. This one just is more resilient than most and we will see a downturn when we least expect it. It may come from a tweet or an unexpected corner of the world, but it [Read More]
Hurricanes and Conscious Capitalism
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Hurricanes and Conscious Capitalism
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, I saw many examples of companies ignoring the bottom line to help citizens survive, escape or rebuild. This is socially responsible capitalism at its best. [Read More]
Consider Many Factors When Choosing Retirement Plans and Options
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Consider Many Factors When Choosing Retirement Plans and Options
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Times certainly have changed with regard to building a secure retirement. Private company pensions are only available at 4 percent of companies, down from 60 percent in the early 1980s [Read More]
Did Technology Kill Inflation?
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Did Technology Kill Inflation?
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
The good news for retirees is that the world is in a low inflationary environment. The main drivers for the continuing low inflation are commodity oversupply and technology. [Read More]
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