The Equifax data breach: Next steps

We have been closely following the Equifax security breach, which has affected more than 143 million American consumers, and wanted to give you a quick primer on the information that we know. Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, has been subjected to a security breach that lasted…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Happy New Year to all Ramparts readers! Check out the stories that caught our eye at Fort Pitt this month: “My Sorry Social Security Return,” by Jeremy J. Siegel, published in The Wall Street Journal, examines the miserable returns that high earners get from the U.S. Social Security system. The Federal…

Social Security Seminar Recap

Social Security serves as a financial safety net for many Americans preparing for retirement. It’s imperative to understand the basics of Social Security and its benefits, so we recently hosted an interactive seminar that details how it works. We’ve highlighted a few key takeaways in case you missed it! History…

Seminar series: Social Security update

Social Security remains an essential factor for helping Americans retire securely, while protecting themselves and their families. That’s why Fort Pitt Capital Group is excited to announce that we will be holding an interactive seminar about the functions and benefits of Social Security on November 18, 2015 at the GreenTree…

Retirement preparation checklist

This year, October 18-24 marks National Save for Retirement Week, a national effort to raise public awareness about the importance of saving for retirement. The week presents an opportunity for individuals to reflect on their personal retirement goals and to make the appropriate adjustments needed to touch-up their growing nest…