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Inflation – Should you be worried?

As we continue to keep our eye on the economy and investment opportunities for the long-run, we’ve noticed that inflation has become a common concern among consumers and investors. For our latest podcast, I discuss Fort Pitt’s view on inflation’s potential effect on the economy and how we measure its impact before we alter our… Continue reading →

Newlyweds: Say “I Do” to combining finances

Wedding season is in full swing this summer. While it’s likely that the future “Mr. and Mrs.” have put a lot of time and effort into planning their big day, it’s equally important for the couple to put an emphasis on another element after the wedding bells stop ringing. Combining finances and creating budgetary plans… Continue reading →

Fort Pitt Capital Group recognized on FA’s RIA Ranking

We are happy to announce Fort Pitt Capital Group’s inclusion on Financial Advisor’s “2014 RIA Ranking,” which recognizes the top registered investment advisors around the nation. The annual ranking compiles the top firms based on year-end 2013 assets, percentage growth in assets, assets per client, and other weighted factors. RIAs are then categorized and ranked… Continue reading →

Macroprudential regulation, what’s that?

During my recent segment on Fox Business “After the Bell,” I touched on the latest market action and talked about what could threaten recent highs. I offered our perspective that valuations aren’t what’s worrisome. We believe that the main risk to the markets is the potential for higher inflation. Janet Yellen recently stated that macroprudential… Continue reading →

Introducing Bill Engel

We are very pleased to welcome Bill Engel, CFP®, financial advisor, to the team at Fort Pitt Capital Group. Bill joined the firm in June and will work with clients to oversee their retirement and wealth management plans and to ensure they are meeting their long-term financial goals. With over 11 years of experience in… Continue reading →

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