On May 23rd the House of Representatives passed a bill “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement” or SECURE for short. While the name is a little zany, this bill would make some of the biggest changes to retirement policy in over 10 years. The bill is expected to get fast-tracked in the Senate, as […]
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” -George Santayana, Famed philosopher and poet Last Friday President Trump announced he would hike tariffs on another $200 Billion of Chinese goods. For months, the stock market seems to rally and then selloff based on anonymous sources talking about the progress of finding a […]
I started my career with StrategicPoint way back in 2001, and a lot has changed since then- both with the firm and personally. Back then I was working in client service and placing trades on behalf of the advisors. Personally, I was single and living with some college friends. This summer, my wife and I are […]
Struggling to Save for Retirement While Paying Off Your Student Loans? How One Company’s Novel Approach May Set the Standard for the Future.September 20, 2018 10:53 am
Over the summer there was an interesting IRS ruling that was spurred by a single company trying to provide a unique perk to their employees. Record low unemployment has resulted in a challenge for companies to find and keep qualified candidates, especially recent graduates. In an effort to attract and retain these folks, one company […]
TV Interview: Derek Amey with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Spending Those 529 Savings for the First Time?August 31, 2018 10:35 am
Building on his August 13th blog, Derek Amey spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta on Facebook Live to discuss tips on how to handle those first 529 plan distributions! Fast forward to the 7 minute mark to see his segment.
Much to the dismay of students across the US, for many of them the start of the school year is less than 30 days away. We spend a lot of time as advisors helping our clients determine the best way to save college (click here if you want to schedule an appointment with one of […]
As the calendar turns to 2014, many folks use the month of January to review their retirement balances and see how their accounts have grown. Whether it’s the cold weather that makes people pay more attention or a derivative of a new year’s…
TV Interview: Derek Amey with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Who…..or What is to Blame For the Recent Market Volatility?February 27, 2018 1:26 pm
Building on his February 6th blog, Derek Amey spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta on Facebook Live to discuss the sudden burst in market volatility.
The Supreme Court back in 1919 found that while the freedom of speech is protected under the First Amendment, it does not however protect “dangerous speech.” The definition of dangerous speech being purposely vague. An example was provided by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes in which he said “falsely shouting fire in a theater […]
TV Interview: Derek Amey with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Financial News or Financial Entertainment? There is a big difference.November 2, 2017 11:49 am
Building on his October 5th blog, Derek Amey spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta on Facebook Live to discuss the latest financial headlines and why they may not be as scary as you think. Fast Forward to the 10 minute mark to see Derek’s segment!