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 […]
StrategicPoint is pleased to introduce “Sustainable Investing Services,” offering a solution for investors who desire a balance between personal values and investment goals.January 25, 2019 10:05 am
Investment firm to offer sustainable investing portfolios to complement its traditional asset allocation investment approach. Providence, RI, January 24, 2019 – StrategicPoint Investment Advisors, in an effort to support clients who are looking to integrate personal values with their approach to investing, announced today the launch of its Sustainable Investing Services. In the socially conscious […]
The New Year is supposed to be a fresh start. We get to begin all over again with energetic resolutions and stalwart promises, putting last year’s disappointments behind us. Investors are all for leaving behind 2018, which was a particularly rough year. Most asset classes turned in negative performance while volatility punctuated the year at […]
We are approaching the end of another year. The next month will be filled with celebrations, shopping and other holiday festivities, but it’s also time to take a last look at your finances before the end of the year to make sure you are taking advantage of money saving opportunities before they are lost. Because […]
One factor of the October rout in the stock market has been rising interest rates. The market has concerns that the Federal Reserve could eventually overshoot (raise interest rates too high) and stifle economic growth. While an overshoot seems unlikely until sometime in 2020, investors tend to signal their displeasure early. At this point in […]
Following the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) last year, and the increase in the standard deduction that came with it, there’s a lot of industry discussion about the impact that this may have on charitable giving. Many of us give to charities for reasons beyond receiving a tax deduction. However, there […]
This might seem like an easy question to answer but as our financial lives tend to be complex with many moving parts, remembering to update your beneficiaries when life events occur is sometimes not at the forefront of our minds. Reviewing them at least once a year, if you have a change in marital status, […]
In 2016, over $390 billion was donated to charitable causes in the US. Many people donate money and time to their favorite charities throughout the year. Some choose to set up scheduled giving such as a monthly donation, while others make their donations at the end of the year. When unexpected events, like Hurricanes Harvey […]
Building on her August 17th blog, Chrissy Canapari spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta on Facebook Live to discuss items to consider when using online banking services. Her interview begins at the 3:30 mark.
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.