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Don’t leave your retirement investments up to luck

According to a 2016 Employee Benefits Research Institute survey, 42 percent of working Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. What’s even more staggering is data from the U.S. Census Bureau, which reports that two thirds of Americans don’t contribute anything to a 401(k) or other retirement account available through their employer. While saving… Continue reading →

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A successful family meeting… with your financial advisor

A study by T. Rowe Price shows that only 44 percent of parents discuss money with their kids. The reluctance to discuss teachable financial moments early on creates a significant disservice to adults later in life, when they are making their own critical financial decisions. Getting the conversation started and including your children in meetings… Continue reading →

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Let’s talk money: Conversations between millennial children and boomer parents

The holidays mean family traditions, making memories and spending time with loved ones. But the holidays can also provide an opportunity for families to discuss future financial plans for parents in or approaching retirement. A recent study by Fidelity reveals a gap in alignment of parent/child financial expectations. In fact, the study shows that nearly… Continue reading →

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Millennials, this one’s for you: Maintaining a social life on a budget

In a recent Investing 101 seminar hosted by Katharine Perry, associate financial consultant at Fort Pitt, we offered attendees an intro to the world of personal finance and investing. To make these seminars more impactful and helpful, we do our best to address specific questions generated by our audience members. Here’s one that is aimed… Continue reading →

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How retirement has evolved

All statistical information is for informational purposes and should not be construed as investment advice. Fort Pitt believes this data to be accurate but cannot guarantee its accuracy.

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