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The End-of-Year Financial Wrap-Up The End-of-Year Financial Wrap-Up
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
This time of year involves a lot of wrapping. With holiday spending in full swing and tax season on its way, you’ll want to include a financial wrap-up, too. [Read More]
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The End-of-Year Financial Wrap-Up The End-of-Year Financial Wrap-Up
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
This time of year involves a lot of wrapping. With holiday spending in full swing and tax season on its way, you’ll want to include a financial wrap-up, too. [Read More]

Holiday Spending Habits and Potential Pitfalls Holiday Spending Habits and Potential Pitfalls
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
Spending outside your means or creating debt will only create hardships and extra payments in the future. Many holiday shoppers open up credit cards thinking they will pay them off right away or make payments until next year and use those cards again. Then the bills begin to pile up in January and i [Read More]

Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
4 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]

Your Retirement Options and Their Effects at Tax Time Your Retirement Options and Their Effects at Tax Time
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
According to a study by Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement, Americans tend to know more about what the taxes would be for the unlikely chance of hitting the lottery than they know about what the taxes will be on their own IRAs, 401(k)s and Social Security. [Read More]

The Teflon Market The Teflon Market
8 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]

Will Any Sanctions Prove Effective with North Korea? Will Any Sanctions Prove Effective with North Korea?
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
For years, sanctions on North Korea levied by both the United Nations and the United States have done little to slow their nuclear-weapons program. Many believe that the most recent sanctions imposed by President Donald Trump on Sept. 21 have a better chance at working than any before. [Read More]

A Bit About Bitcoin A Bit About Bitcoin
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
Virtual currency is a type of unregulated, digital money which is issued and usually controlled by its developers. It is used and accepted among members of a virtual community. If you haven’t heard of virtual currency, maybe you’ve heard of Bitcoin? [Read More]

Consider Many Factors When Choosing Retirement Plans and Options Consider Many Factors When Choosing Retirement Plans and Options
16 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]

Heading into the Season with a Plan Heading into the Season with a Plan
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
Our favorite season in Happy Valley is quickly approaching – football season. While social media and the news are flooded with Vegas odds and Heisman candidates, I thought this would be a good time to touch on your financial game plan. [Read More]

Did Technology Kill Inflation? Did Technology Kill Inflation?
20 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]

Savings Habits Across Generations Savings Habits Across Generations
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
In a time when most Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck, it is crucial to have a financial plan in place no matter what generation you fall into. [Read More]

Welcome, Mary Jane Welcome, Mary Jane
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Marijuana is big business, as economists expect Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana markets to be worth $150 million in the first year, and the state has already made money on the applications. [Read More]

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